Councillor Nigel Chapman

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  • Allowances & Expenses
  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
  • Members Interests
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  • Outside Bodies
  • Training History
  • Hospitality & Gifts
  • Locality Budget
Councillor Nigel  Chapman
07 May 1998
First Elected::
06 May 1982
Rural North
Holly Cottage
Straight Road
Telephone No:
01206 272908
Mobile Telephone No:
07885 408167
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7,115.66

Election History

Thu 6 May 1982 Thu 7 May 1992  
Thu 7 May 1998  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
ConservativeThu 6 May 1982 Thu 7 May 1992
ConservativeThu 7 May 1998

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Fordham and StourThu 6 May 1982 Thu 7 May 1992
Fordham and StourThu 7 May 1998 Sun 8 May 2016
Rural NorthMon 9 May 2016 Sun 5 May 2019
Rural NorthMon 6 May 2019 Mon 8 May 2023

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
Council Member22 May 2013
Crime and Disorder Committee Member26 May 2021
Local Plan Committee Substitute23 May 2019
Planning Committee Substitute22 May 2013
Scrutiny Panel Group Spokesperson26 May 2021

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
Local Plan Committee Member25 May 201621 May 2019
Trading Board Substitute05 August 201422 May 2018
Local Plan Committee Substitute22 May 201324 May 2016
Governance Committee Member16 June 201426 May 2015
Policy Review and Development Panel Group Spokesperson22 May 201316 June 2014

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Not a past member of any Outside Body.

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
12 April 201812 April 2018 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Planning Committee17 March 2016Non-Pecuniary View
Local Plan Committee04 April 2016Non-Pecuniary View
Local Plan Committee04 April 2016Non-Pecuniary View
Planning Committee25 April 2019Non-Pecuniary View
Thu, 21 Jan 2021Vaccination Programme 
Tue, 6 Oct 2020GDPR Training 
Mon, 5 Oct 2020Budget Workshop 
Thu, 3 Sep 2020Local List and Assets of Community Value 
Wed, 26 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Fri, 5 Jun 2020Licensing Training - Sexual Entertainment Venues and Safeguarding 
Tue, 11 Feb 2020Garden Communities Briefing 
Mon, 13 Jan 2020Neighbourhood Teams Briefing 
Tue, 12 Mar 2019Digital Access Training 
Thu, 29 Nov 2018Local Plan Viability 
Mon, 26 Nov 2018Colchester Borough Homes Briefing 
Wed, 14 Nov 2018Local Plan Housing Numbers and Objectively Assessed Need  
Tue, 28 Aug 2018East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust Briefing 
Mon, 14 May 2018Planning Training 
Tue, 8 May 2018Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity and GDPR 
Tue, 20 Mar 2018General Data Protection Regulations Training 
Tue, 20 Feb 2018NEE CCG Care Hub 
Tue, 23 Jan 2018Our Colchester BID 
Thu, 16 Nov 2017New Waste Technology 
Tue, 10 Oct 2017Garden Communities Briefing 
Thu, 20 Apr 2017Sustainable Development Training 
Tue, 24 Jan 2017Planning Training 
Mon, 9 Jan 2017Welfare Reform, Benefits and Colchester 
Wed, 1 Jun 2016Local Plan Briefing 
Thu, 12 May 2016New Council Conference 
Tue, 9 Feb 2016Safeguarding 
Tue, 26 Jan 2016Jumbo - Issues and Options Briefing 
Mon, 11 Jan 2016Planning Training 
Thu, 12 Nov 2015Devolution 
Thu, 29 Oct 2015Section 106, Community Infrastructure Levy, Affordable Housing and Viability 
Mon, 1 Dec 2014Colchester Housing Strategy 2015 briefing 
Tue, 18 Nov 2014Briefing on CBC Website and Committee Management Information System 
Mon, 20 Oct 2014Local Government Boundary Commission: Warding Proposals briefing 
Tue, 7 Oct 2014Welfare Reform Update 
Mon, 15 Sep 2014Plan Making and the Duty to Co-operate 
Thu, 4 Sep 2014Strategic Housing Market Assessment briefing 
Tue, 2 Sep 2014Introduction to Local Government Finance 
Tue, 1 Jul 2014Changes to the Council's Website 
Mon, 27 Jan 2014Castle Reopening Communications Strategy 
Wed, 24 Jul 2013Local Government Finance Made Easy 
Mon, 8 Jul 2013Planning Training 
Tue, 18 Jun 2013Welfare Reform Briefing 
Wed, 8 May 2013Surface Water Management Plan Briefing 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
 30/06/21 £206 Installation of a security light at Village Hall. Wormingford Recreational Trust  


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

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

 31/10/20  £1,900 Delivering greater benefits for soil, water and wildlife. Specifically they have recently obtained a grant from National Grid's Landscape Enhancement Initiative to fund their Facilitator/Environmental Advisor to undertake a survey on individual farms, aiming to produce a 'Farm Plan' with targets to support species and habitats, which follows from the 'Nature Recovery' work that the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Project Team is doing. Stour Valley Farmer Cluster   

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
01/10/2019 £170 Towards IT equipment, in particular a laptop to support school hall projector. Fordham All Saints Primary School  GROWTH OPPORTUNITY
01/11/2019  £252 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
01/11/2019  £170 Contribution to install a defibrilator near the village hall Wormingford Parish Council
 01/12/2019 £170 Publicity for River Stour promotion video / event to increase tourism. Suffolk County Council  RESPONSIBILITY OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
 01/01/2020  £250  Contribution toward purchase of iPads for children's learning. Dedham CofE Primary School  GROWTH OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
 01/01/2020  £166  To provide a second bench on the recreation ground. Great Tey Parish Council  RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING
 01/01/2020  £166  To provide safety and cleaning equipment for new village warden. Great Horkesley Parish Council  RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING
 01/01/2020  £100  To install hand rail by access ramp to village playing field. Boxted Parish Council  WELLBEING
 01/01/2020  £100  To install hand rail by access ramp to village hubBoxted Parish Council  WELLBEING
 01/01/2020  £200  Supporting a Community Apple Day event held in Wormingford - details on the Fesitival website. River Stour Festival  RESPONSIBILITY OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
 31/01/2020 £125  New laptop for school use. Chappel Primary School   RESPONSIBILITY 
 31/01/2020 £131  New fencing for village hall. Chappel & Wakes Colne Village Hall    RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING


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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
31/09/2018 £500 Contribution for lawn mower for recreation ground, Wormingford Recreational Trust 
31/01/2019  £500  Providing publicity for the annual festival, River Stour Festival   GROWTH OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
  £1000  Replacement lighting for the village hall, Boxted Parish Council   RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING 


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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
15/12/2017 £490 Tables and Chairs for Dedham Parish Office - Dedham Parish Council Thriving, Welcoming, Prosperous, Vibrant 
05/01/18  £165  Contribution to telephone kisok project - Mount Bures Parish Council  Thriving, Welcoming, Prosperous, Vibrant  
  £168  Contribution towards River Stour festival - River Stour Festival  Thriving, Welcoming, Prosperous, Vibrant  
  £176  Height Restrictor for Car Park - Great Tey Parish Council  Thriving, Welcoming, Prosperous, Vibrant  
  £181  Gt. Tey Village Hall Car Park Bollards - Greta Tey Parish Council  Thriving, Welcoming, Prosperous, Vibrant  
05/02/2018  £272 Replacement Door @ Boxted Community Hub - Boxted Parish Council  Welcoming, Vibrant 
08/02/2018  £135  Litter bin - Dedham Mill  Welcoming, Vibrant 
09/02/2018  £80  Contribution towards Finger Sign Restoration - Lucinda De Jasay  Thriving, Welcoming, Prosperous, Vibrant
27/02/2018  £633  Installation of drain to prevent flooding  Welcoming 


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