Councillor Sam McCarthy

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  • Election History
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  • Locality Budget
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Councillor Sam McCarthy
06 May 2019
First Elected
06 May 2019
Liberal Democrats
Shrub End
c/o Town Hall
High Street
Mobile Telephone No:
07894 346595
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7293.55, Planning Committee member Special Responsibility Allowance £1148,75

Election History

Mon 6 May 2019  

Party Representation History

Liberal DemocratsMon 6 May 2019

Ward Representation History

Shrub EndMon 6 May 2019 Mon 8 May 2023

Current Outside Body Appointments

Outside BodyJoining Date
There are no current outside bodies for this member.

Past Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside BodyPast Joining DatePast Leaving Date
There are no past outside bodies for this member.

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring OfficerView
10 June 201910 June 2019

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
There are no meeting declarations for this member.
Tue, 1 Nov 2022Briefing on Sustainability and Climate Change 
Thu, 6 Oct 2022Budget Workshop 
Mon, 17 Jan 2022Budget Workshop 
Mon, 8 Nov 2021Joint Committee for Tendring Colchester Borders Garden Community 
Tue, 6 Jul 2021Delays in Elective Surgery Briefing 
Tue, 15 Jun 2021Tackling the Climate Challenge 
Fri, 12 Mar 2021Session on supporting residents and tackling financial inequality 
Tue, 12 Jan 2021Planning Training 
Mon, 7 Dec 2020Budget Workshop  
Wed, 21 Oct 2020LGIU Chairing Skills 
Thu, 15 Oct 2020Scrutiny Training 
Tue, 6 Oct 2020GDPR Training 
Wed, 26 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Fri, 22 May 2020Remote Meeting Training for Committee Chairs 
Mon, 13 Jan 2020Neighbourhood Teams Briefing 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

Please find below the 2022/23 Locality Budget spends for Councillor McCarthy:

Date  Total Contribution  Description 
31/10/2021  £200 To assist with Christmas boxes, clothing and general support throughout the winterTots2Teens



Please find below the 2021/22 Locality Budget spends for Councillor McCarthy:

Date  Total Contribution  Description 
30/11/2021  £300 To Purchase pyjamas for all of the children for Christmas to keep them warm through Winter. Tots2Teens
31/01/2022   £1,000 Contribution towards cost of essential books for pupils. Montgomery  Infant School  
28/02/2022  £50 Contribution towards cost  of purchasing a " Thankyou NHS" bench to  be sited at C3 Church, Abbeyfields. Roll and Scroll   
28/02/2022   £400 Contribution towards costs of concrete base "Thank you NHS" bench. Internal   
28/02/2022   £250 Purchase of litter picking equipment for Shrub End ward. Internal   


Please find below the 2020/21 Locality Budget spends for Councillor McCarthy:

Date  Total Contribution  Description 
30/06/2020  £100 Money to help supply the vital food some residents require. Colchester Foodbank 
 30/06/2020 £500 To help expand the library, including more books to assist with the reopening post COVID19. St Michael's Primary School & Nursery  
 31/12/2020 £1,000 Contribution toward outdoor shed and reading books. Montgomery Infant School  
 28/02/2021 £400 To support the trust in working closely with C360 and the foodbank to get food parcels to residents, to call residents who are lonely and isolated and to provide staff to administer the Covid-19 vaccine. Colchester United Football in the Community  



Please find below the 2019/20 Locality Budget spends for Councillor McCarthy

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
 01/01/2020  £500 To purchase new reading books for all classesMontgomery Infant School & Nursery OPPORTUNITY
 31/01/2020  £77.45  Santa Run for Stanway and Shrub End Wards. Raising money for charity and young people enjoying some festive spirit. Internal   WELLBEING
 31/01/2020  £82.04  Sweets costed in advance for the charity Santa Run. Personal   WELLBEING
 31/01/2020  £436.80  Litter bin to be situated on the Smallwood Road end of the alleyway. Connecting Coats Hutton and Iceni Square, to Smallwood Road. Internal  RESPONSIBILITY
 31/01/2020  £903.71  The purchase of new dictionaires and thesauras for all classrooms, to improve language and writing skills and to update resources. Iceni Academy   OPPORTUNITY

Further information on Locality Budgets for Councillors

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

Expected attendances29 
Present as expected2379%
Apologies received6100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)1 

Attendance Details