Councillor Sam McCarthy

  • General
  • Allowances & Expenses
  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
  • Members Interests
  • Committees
  • Outside Bodies
  • Training History
  • Hospitality & Gifts
  • Locality Budget
Councillor Sam McCarthy
06 May 2019
First Elected::
06 May 2019
Liberal Democrats
Shrub End
2 Baynard Green
Mobile Telephone No:
07570 270630
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7,115.66, Chairman Policy Panel £4,269.40

Election History

Mon 6 May 2019  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Liberal DemocratsMon 6 May 2019

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Shrub EndMon 6 May 2019 Mon 8 May 2023

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
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Council Member22 May 2019
Crime and Disorder Committee Substitute26 May 2021
Local Plan Committee Substitute23 May 2019
Planning Committee Substitute22 May 2019
Policy Panel Chairman15 July 2020

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
Crime and Disorder Committee Member22 May 201926 May 2021
Scrutiny Panel Member22 May 201926 May 2021
Policy and Public Initiatives Panel Group Spokesperson05 June 202015 July 2020

Current Outside Body Appointments

Not a current member of any Outside Body.

Past Outside Body Appointments

Not a past member of any Outside Body.

Personal Register of Interests

Meeting Declarations

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 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

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