Councillor Nick Cope

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  • Allowances & Expenses
  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
  • Members Interests
  • Committees
  • Outside Bodies
  • Training History
  • Hospitality & Gifts
  • Locality Budget
Councillor Nick Cope
05 May 1994
First Elected::
05 May 1994
Liberal Democrats
New Town and Christ Church
c/o Town Hall
High Street
Telephone No:
01206 576024
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7,115.66, Licensing Committee member Special Responsibility Allowance £480.31

Election History

Thu 5 May 1994  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Liberal DemocratsThu 5 May 1994

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Christ ChurchThu 5 May 1994 Sun 8 May 2016
New Town and Christ ChurchMon 9 May 2016 Sun 5 May 2019
New Town and Christ ChurchMon 6 May 2019 Sun 7 May 2023

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 5 of 7.
Council Member22 May 2013
Crime and Disorder Committee Substitute16 June 2014
Licensing Committee Member26 May 2021
Licensing Committee - Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Appeals Substitute04 September 2014
Local Plan Committee Substitute23 May 2019

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
 Page 1 of 4, items 1 to 5 of 18.
Licensing Committee Deputy Chairman22 May 201321 May 2019
Local Plan Committee Member24 May 201821 May 2019
Local Plan Committee Substitute25 May 201723 May 2018
Trading Board Substitute05 August 201422 May 2018
Local Plan Committee Member25 May 201624 May 2017

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

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Planning Committee04 February 2016Non-Pecuniary View
Planning Committee17 January 2019Non-Pecuniary View
Wed, 15 Dec 2021Briefing on the Vaccine Booster Programme and Volunteering 
Mon, 22 Nov 2021Budget Workshop 
Tue, 6 Jul 2021Delays in Elective Surgery Briefing 
Mon, 21 Jun 2021Licensing Act 2003 Training 
Tue, 4 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Wed, 20 May 2020Planning Training 
Mon, 4 Mar 2019Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Briefing 
Tue, 2 Oct 2018Crimestoppers Briefing 
Thu, 7 Jun 2018Licensing Training 
Tue, 10 Oct 2017Garden Communities Briefing 
Wed, 14 Jun 2017Licensing Training 
Tue, 24 Jan 2017Keeping Councillors Safe 
Mon, 9 Jan 2017Welfare Reform, Benefits and Colchester 
Mon, 20 Jun 2016Equality and Diversity Workshop 
Fri, 17 Jun 2016Licensing Training 
Tue, 15 Mar 2016Chairing Skills 
Tue, 26 Jan 2016Jumbo - Issues and Options Briefing 
Tue, 12 Jan 2016Air Quality Action Plan and Low Emission Strategy Briefing 
Mon, 11 Jan 2016Planning Training 
Thu, 29 Oct 2015Section 106, Community Infrastructure Levy, Affordable Housing and Viability 
Tue, 18 Nov 2014Briefing on CBC Website and Committee Management Information System 
Tue, 7 Oct 2014Welfare Reform Update 
Wed, 17 Sep 2014Licensing Training 
Tue, 9 Sep 2014Plan Making and the Duty to Co-operate 
Tue, 2 Sep 2014Introduction to Local Government Finance 
Mon, 27 Jan 2014Castle Reopening Communication Strategy 
Tue, 10 Sep 2013Licensing Training 
Tue, 30 Jul 2013Scrutiny Training 
Wed, 24 Jul 2013Local Government Finance Made Easy 
Mon, 8 Jul 2013Colchester Citizen's Advice Bureau 
Fri, 8 Mar 2013UCC and FSR Briefing  
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
31/10/2020 £2,000  Contribution to community foodbank. Colchester Foodbank

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
30/06/2020 £100  Money to help supply the vital food some residents require. Colchester Foodbank
 28/02/2021 £1,900 Supporting the provision of food to vulnerable families in Colchester. Colchester Foodbank  

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
01/10/2019 £500 Supporting running costs for the theatre which provides events for the public and career options. Packing Shed Theatre CIC  WELLBEING
 31/01/2020 £1,500  Grassroots Charities' running costs. Mayor's Appeal  - Grassroots Charity  RESPONSIBILITY

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
31/07/2018 £500 Young person's artistic activities, Packing Shed Theatre Company   Wellbeing
  £500  Contribution towards running costs to assist the homeless, Beacon House  Responsibility, Wellbeing 
 31/09/2018 £400 Contribution to runing costs in support of the homeless, Emmaus   Responsibility, Wellbeing 
  £192.44  Provision of bin at Salisbury Avenue   Responsibility 
31/10/18  £407.56 Comminuty campaign to tackle reuse of plastics,  Replastic Responsibility  

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
06/06/2017 £1,000  Colchester Roman Circus Centre   Vibrant, Welcoming 
15/12/2017  £1,000  Assist in Care and Management of Homeless - Becaon House Charity  Welcoming 

Further information on Locality Budgets for Councillors