Councillor Nick Barlow

  • General
  • Allowances & Expenses
  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
  • Members Interests
  • Committees
  • Outside Bodies
  • Training History
  • Hospitality & Gifts
  • Locality Budget
09 May 2016
First Elected::
03 May 2007
Liberal Democrats
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7,115.66, Chair, Local Plan Committee Special Responsibility Allowance £4,269.40

Election History

Thu 3 May 2007 Mon 11 May 2015  
Mon 9 May 2016 Sun 9 May 2021 Did not stand for re-election

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Liberal DemocratsThu 3 May 2007 Mon 11 May 2015
Liberal DemocratsMon 9 May 2016

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
CastleThu 3 May 2007 Mon 11 May 2015
CastleMon 9 May 2016 Sun 9 May 2021

Current Committee Memberships

Not a current member of any Committee.

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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Local Plan Committee Chairman22 May 201910 May 2021
Revolving Investment Fund Committee Member08 June 201804 June 2019
Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Commercial Services23 May 201821 May 2019
Local Plan Committee Deputy Chairman25 May 201623 May 2018
Crime and Disorder Committee Substitute27 May 201622 May 2018

Current Outside Body Appointments

Not a current member of any Outside Body.

Past Outside Body Appointments

Outside BodyJoining DateLeaving Date
Member Partnership Board 25 June 2014 07 May 2015
IAA Member Working Group 25 June 2014 07 May 2015
North Essex Parking Partnership 10 June 2014 07 May 2015
Local Highway Panel 25 June 2014 07 May 2015

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
18 October 201818 October 2018 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Council22 October 2014Non-Pecuniary View
Planning Committee20 November 2014Other View
Thu, 21 Jan 2021Vaccination Programme 
Mon, 7 Dec 2020Budget Workshop  
Mon, 16 Nov 2020Scooter Briefing Session 
Thu, 3 Sep 2020Local List and Assets of Community Value 
Wed, 26 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Tue, 4 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Fri, 22 May 2020Remote Meeting Training for Committee Chairs 
Tue, 11 Feb 2020Garden Communities Briefing 
Thu, 3 Oct 2019Garden Communities Briefing 
Wed, 14 Nov 2018Local Plan Housing Numbers and Objectively Assessed Need  
Thu, 1 Nov 2018Local Plan Sustainability Appraisal Training 
Tue, 28 Aug 2018East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust Briefing 
Tue, 8 May 2018Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity and GDPR 
Tue, 20 Mar 2018General Data Protection Regulations Training 
Mon, 26 Feb 2018Emergency Planning Briefing 
Tue, 23 Jan 2018Our Colchester BID 
Tue, 21 Nov 2017Digital Agenda Training 
Tue, 10 Oct 2017Garden Communities Briefing 
Tue, 11 Apr 2017Bradwell New Nuclear programme briefing 
Tue, 6 Dec 2016Policing in Colchester 
Thu, 21 Jul 2016Code of Conduct and Statement of Accounts briefing 
Tue, 12 Jul 2016Gang Violence in Colchester 
Mon, 27 Jun 2016Equality and Diversity Workshop 
Mon, 20 Jun 2016Presentation by the University of Essex 
Thu, 12 May 2016New Councl Conference 
Mon, 20 Oct 2014Local Government Boundary Commission: Warding Proposals briefing 
Tue, 9 Sep 2014Plan Making and the Duty to Co-operate 
Mon, 27 Jan 2014Castle Reopening Communications Strategy Briefing 
Wed, 24 Jul 2013Local Government Finance Made Easy 
Mon, 8 Jul 2013Colchester Citizen's Advice Bureau Briefing 
Tue, 18 Jun 2013Welfare Reform 
Mon, 3 Jun 2013Planning Training 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

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

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

 30/06/20 £100  To fund a street party once the Covid 19 crisis is over. 1940s theme to bring the community together and reward those who have helped their neighbours. Fits in with the wellbeing aspect. Riverside Residents Association  
28/02/2021   £500 Money to help supply the vital food some residents require. Colchester Food Bank
28/02/2021    £500 Supporting on-going work during the pandemic. Colchester Night Shelter   
28/02/2021    £500  Toward running costs during pandemic.. Community 360   
28/02/2021    £300 Repairing historic lamp posts. Colchester Civic Society   


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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
01/10/2019 £250  Supporting open air production. Developing cultural opportunities and expanding use of Castle park. Packing Shed Theatre WELLBEING OPPORTUNITY 
 01/11/19 £100 Helps support young people in a safe environment. Packing Shed Theatre GROWTH RESPONSIBILITY OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
 01/02/20  £550  Contribution toward new premises. Colchester Foodbank   RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING
 01/02/20  £550  Running Costs. Colchester Emergency Night Shelter  RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING
 01/02/20  £550  Running Costs. Beacon House   RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING


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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
30/09/2018 £250.00  Community campaign to tackle reuse of plastics, Replastic  GROWTH RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING 
31/10/2018  £100.00  Fundng for plants and bulbs, and for PR campaign, Colchester District Neighbourhood Watch  WELLBEING 
30/11/2018 £500.00  To support sustainable premises to continue service to the borough, Colchester Food Bank   RESPONSIBILITY OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING 
  £500.00  Contribution towards running costs of the service, Colchester Emergency Night Shelter   RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING 
  £100.00  Contribution towards tree saplings and bulbs owned by RA, Roman & Castle Residents' Association   WELLBEING 
  £550  Contributions towards running costs, Open Road   RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING  


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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
27/10/2017   £200 New bench - Riverside Estate/Castle Park area - Riverside Residents Association  Vibrant, Thriving, Welcoming, Prosperous
20/11/2017  £500 Signposts - Colchester Archaeological Trust Vibrant, Welcoming
22/01/2018 £250 Support purchase of new equipment - Parkrun Vibrant, Thriving
26/01/2018 £550 Support improvement of reception area - Colchester Foodbank Welcoming, Thriving
  £500 Support ongoing work - Colchester Nightshelter Welcoming,Thriving

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