Councillor Kevin Bentley

  • General
  • Allowances & Expenses
  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
  • Members Interests
  • Committees
  • Outside Bodies
  • Training History
  • Hospitality & Gifts
  • Locality Budget
Councillor Kevin Bentley
02 May 2002
First Elected::
02 May 2002
Marks Tey and Layer
Willoughby End
32 Willoughby Avenue
West Mersea
Mobile Telephone No:
07740 123753
Fax No:
01206 548200
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7,115.66, Chair Scrutiny Panel Special Responsibility Allowance £7,471.45

Election History

Thu 2 May 2002  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
ConservativeThu 2 May 2002

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Birch and WinstreeThu 2 May 2002 Sun 8 May 2016
Marks Tey and LayerMon 9 May 2016 Sun 9 May 2021
Marks Tey and LayerMon 10 May 2021

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
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Council Member22 May 2013
Crime and Disorder Committee Substitute26 May 2021
Governance and Audit Committee Member26 May 2021
Licensing Committee - Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Appeals Substitute04 September 2014
Local Plan Committee Substitute22 May 2013

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
Trading Board Member22 May 201322 May 2018
Scrutiny Panel Substitute16 June 201422 May 2018
Planning Committee Substitute22 May 201331 December 2015
Scrutiny Panel Member22 May 201326 May 2014

Current Outside Body Appointments

Not a current member of any Outside Body.

Past Outside Body Appointments

Personal Register of Interests

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
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Trading Board18 June 2014Non-Pecuniary View
Trading Board24 September 2014Non-Pecuniary View
Trading Board24 September 2014Non-Pecuniary View
Council22 October 2014Non-Pecuniary View
Trading Board05 November 2014Non-Pecuniary View
Council11 December 2014Non-Pecuniary View
Council11 December 2014Non-Pecuniary View
Trading Board05 August 2015Non-Pecuniary View
Council21 October 2015Non-Pecuniary View
Council17 February 2016Non-Pecuniary View
Council17 February 2016Non-Pecuniary View
Council08 December 2016Non-Pecuniary View
Mon, 16 Nov 2020Scooter Briefing Session 
Thu, 15 Oct 2020Scrutiny Training 
Mon, 20 Oct 2014Local Government Boundary Commission: Warding Proposals briefing 
Mon, 8 Jul 2013Colchester Citizen's Advice Bureau Briefing  
Mon, 3 Jun 2013Planning Training 
Mon, 2 Sep 2013Vice Chancellor University of EssexLunch along with other members of Colchester Borough council and the Chief Executive at Wivenhoe House Hotel 
Sat, 2 Nov 2013E C HarrisTicket and lunch for England v Australia rugby game at Twickenham£100

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
 30/06/20 £100 Money to help supply the vital food some residents require. Colchester Foodbank  

 30/06/20 £150  To help Marks Tey Parish Council with its volunteering scheme as a result of COVID 19. Marks Tey Parish Council  
 30/06/20  £200 To help with mileage and other costs for volunteer scheme. Layer de la Haye Parish Council   
 30/06/20 £350 Toward launch of new website to share Covid-19 updates with local residents. Messing cum Inworth Parish Council   
 31/10/20  £1,000 Toward disabled access roundabout in new playground. Marks Tey Parish Council   
 28/02/2021 £200 Replacement of village notice board. Copford with Easthorpe Parish Council  

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
30/06/2019  £1000 Re-surfacing multi-use sports facilities for safe village use, Layer de la Haye Parish Council WELLBEING
 01/02/2020 £1000 Height barrier at the community orchard to stop unauthorised vehicles. Messing cum Inworth Parish Council   OPPORTUNITY 

Please find below the 2018/19 Locality Budget spends for Councillor Bentley

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
31/10/2018 £500.00 Supply and storage of a stage for the community hall, used by various community groups, Winstred Hundred Parish Council    GROWTH OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING  
  £500.00  Purchase of timber trail for village hall playground for children to use, Messing cum Inwirth Parish Council WELLBEING 
31/01/2019  £625  Relocation of VR post box, part of the village hall heritage,  Winstred Hundred Parish Council      RESPONSIBILITY 
  £451.02  Installtion of defib and cabinet at barn at junction of Stockhouse Rd & Newbridge Rd   RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING 

Further information on Locality Budgets for Councillors