Councillor Christopher Arnold

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  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
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  • Hospitality & Gifts
  • Locality Budget
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04 May 1995
First Elected
04 May 1995
Mayor 2012/2013
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7,115.66

Election History

Thu 4 May 1995 Sun 9 May 2021 Did not stand for re-election

Party Representation History

ConservativeThu 4 May 1995 Sun 9 May 2021

Ward Representation History

Fordham and StourThu 4 May 1995 Sun 8 May 2016
Rural NorthMon 9 May 2016 Sun 9 May 2021

Current Committee Memberships

Committee - Date JoinedRole
There are no current committees for this member.

Past Committee Memberships

Current Outside Body Appointments

Outside BodyJoining Date
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Past Outside Body Appointments

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring OfficerView
28 May 201428 May 2014

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
Council17 February 2016Pecuniary
Local Plan Committee05 July 2016Non-Pecuniary
Scrutiny Panel13 December 2016Non-Pecuniary
Thu, 21 Jan 2021Vaccination Programme 
Mon, 16 Nov 2020Scooter Briefing Session 
Wed, 20 May 2020Planning Training 
Tue, 5 Feb 2019Policing in Colchester 
Thu, 29 Nov 2018Local Plan Viability 
Wed, 14 Nov 2018Local Plan Housing Numbers and Objectively Assessed Need  
Wed, 16 May 2018Social Media Training 
Tue, 8 May 2018Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity and GDPR 
Tue, 20 Mar 2018General Data Protection Regulations Training 
Thu, 15 Mar 2018Planning Training 
Thu, 12 May 2016New Council Conference 
Tue, 26 Jan 2016Jumbo - Issues and Options Briefing 
Mon, 11 Jan 2016Planning Training 
Wed, 4 Nov 2015Introduction to the Code of Conduct 
Tue, 9 Dec 2014Social Media for Councillors 
Tue, 18 Nov 2014Briefing on CBC Website and Committee Management Information System 
Tue, 1 Jul 2014Changes to the Council's Website 
Mon, 20 Jan 2014Planning Training 
Mon, 8 Jul 2013Colchester Citizen's Advice Bureau Briefing 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
 30/06/2020 £100 Money to help supply the vital food some residents require. Colchester Foodbank    
 31/12/2020 £1,900  Contribution toward upgrade surfacing of new village hall. Great Horkesley Parish Council  

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
 01/10/19 £165 Towards IT equipment, in particular a laptop to support school hall projector. Fordham All Saints Primary School   GROWTH OPPORTUNITY
 01/11/19 £251 Re-painting bus shelter and two phone booths owned by the Parish Council - used as community book exchange hubs. Wakes Colne Parish Council  RESPONSIBILITY OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
 01/11/19 £165 Contribution to install a defibrillator near the village hall. Wormingford Parish Council
 01/12/19 £165 Publicity for River Stour promotion video/event to increase tourism. Suffolk County Council 
 01/01/20  £250 Contribution toward purchase of iPads for children's learning. Dedham CofE Primary School   GROWTH OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
 01/01/20  £166 To provide a second bench on the recreation ground. Great Tey Parish Council RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING
 01/01/20  £166 To provide safety and cleaning equipment for new village warden. Great Horkesley Parish Council  RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING
 01/01/20  £100 To install hand rail by access ramp to village playing field. Boxted Parish Council  WELLBEING
 01/01/20  £100 To install hand rail by access ramp to village hubBoxted Parish Council WELLBEING
 01/01/20  £200 Supporting a Community Apple Day event held in Wormingford - details on the Fesitival website. River Stour Festival RESPONSIBILITY OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
 01/02/20  £125  New laptop for school use. Chappel Primary School   RESPONSIBILITY 
 01/02/20  £147  New fencing for village hall. Chappel & Wakes Colne Village Hall   RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
 31/01/2019 £900  Family liaison project, Great Horkesley Parochial Church Council    WELLBEING 
  £300  Replace landscaping at new village hall, Great Horkesley Parish Council    RESPONSIBILITY OPPORTUNITY  
  £300  Towards 'change of use' planning application expenses, Dedham Therapy Farm + Nurture Dogs  RESPONSIBILITY OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING 
  £500  Redecoration of the village hall, Great Horkesley Parish Council  RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING 


Please find below the 2017/18 Locality Budget spends for Councillor Arnold

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
15/12/2017 £480 Table and chairs for Dedham Parish office - Dedham Parish Council Thriving, Vibrant, Welcoming, Prosperous
05/01/2018  £165 Contribution to telephone kiosk project - Mount Bures Parish Council  Thriving, Vibrant, Welcoming, Prosperous
  £166 Contribution towards River Stour Festival - River Stour Festival  Thriving, Vibrant, Welcoming, Prosperous
   £176 Height restrictor for car park - Great Tey Parish Council Thriving, Vibrant, Welcoming, Prosperous 
   £181 Great Tey Village Hall car park bollards Thriving, Vibrant, Welcoming, Prosperous
 08/02/2018  £135  Litter Bin - Dedham Mill Vibrant, Welcoming
 09/02/2018  £80 Contribution towards Finger Sign restoration - Lucinda De Jasay Thriving, Vibrant, Welcoming, Prosperous
 16/02/2018 £336.96 New and replacement games hardware and software  Vibrant, Welcoming
 27/02/2018 £280.04 Installation of drain to prevent flooding Welcoming 

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Member Attendance

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Present as expected00%
Apologies received00% of absences
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