Councillor Lyn Barton

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Councillor Lyn Barton
04 May 2006
First Elected
04 May 2006
Liberal Democrats
Shrub End
c/o Town Hall
High Street
Telephone No:
01206 766171
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7293.55, Planning Committee member Special Responsibility Allowance £1148,75

Election History

Thu 4 May 2006  

Party Representation History

Liberal DemocratsThu 4 May 2006

Ward Representation History

Shrub EndThu 4 May 2006 Sun 8 May 2016
Shrub EndMon 9 May 2016 Sun 9 May 2021
Shrub EndMon 10 May 2021

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside BodyPast Joining DatePast Leaving Date
There are no past outside bodies for this member.

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring OfficerView
02 February 201602 February 2016

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
Scrutiny Panel17 March 2015Non-Pecuniary
Planning Committee03 November 2016Non-Pecuniary
Planning Committee03 November 2016Other
Planning Committee30 March 2017Non-Pecuniary
Planning Committee17 August 2017Other
Planning Committee31 October 2019Non-Pecuniary
Planning Committee28 November 2019Other
Tue, 1 Nov 2022Briefing on Sustainability and Climate Change 
Tue, 25 Oct 2022Cost of Living Crisis Support for residents briefing 
Mon, 26 Sep 2022Chief Executive Briefing - Levelling Up/ Shared Prosperity Fund 
Thu, 27 Jan 2022Planning Training  
Wed, 5 Jan 2022Permitted Development  
Mon, 6 Dec 2021Central Colchester Neighbourhood Pilot 
Thu, 18 Nov 2021Local Plan and Supplementary Planning Documents 
Tue, 2 Nov 2021Suicide Awareness and Prevention 
Mon, 18 Oct 2021Councillor Safety Briefing 
Tue, 6 Jul 2021Delays in Elective Surgery Briefing 
Thu, 21 Jan 2021Vaccination Programme 
Mon, 16 Nov 2020Scooter Briefing Session 
Wed, 26 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Fri, 5 Jun 2020Licensing Training - Sexual Entertainment Venues and Safeguarding 
Fri, 21 Jun 2019Licensing Training 
Mon, 4 Mar 2019Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Briefing 
Tue, 8 Jan 2019Parking Schemes and Traffic Regulation Orders 
Thu, 1 Nov 2018Local Plan Sustainability Appraisal Training 
Tue, 2 Oct 2018Crimestoppers Briefing 
Tue, 28 Aug 2018East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust Briefing 
Tue, 20 Mar 2018General Data Protection Regulations Training 
Mon, 26 Feb 2018Emergency Planning Briefing 
Wed, 15 Nov 2017Planning Training 
Thu, 20 Apr 2017Sustainable Development Training 
Tue, 11 Apr 2017Bradwell New Nuclear programmme briefing 
Mon, 9 Jan 2017Welfare Reform, Benefits and Colchester 
Tue, 12 Jul 2016Gang Violence in Colchester 
Mon, 20 Jun 2016Presentation by the University of Essex 
Thu, 12 May 2016New Council Coference 
Tue, 15 Mar 2016Chairing Skills 
Tue, 1 Mar 2016Jumbo - Issues and Options Briefing 
Tue, 12 Jan 2016Air Quality Action Plan and Low Emission Strategy Briefing 
Thu, 12 Nov 2015Devolution 
Thu, 29 Oct 2015Section 106, Community Infrastructure Levy, Affordable Housing and Viability 
Wed, 1 Jul 2015Universal Credit and Colchester 
Thu, 18 Jun 2015Planning Committee and Planning Policy Basics 
Tue, 18 Nov 2014Briefing on new CBC Website and Committee Management Information System 
Mon, 20 Oct 2014Local Government Boundary Commission: Warding Proposals briefing 
Tue, 9 Sep 2014Plan Making and the Duty to Co-operate 
Thu, 4 Sep 2014Strategic Housing Market Assessment briefing 
Wed, 24 Jul 2013Local Government Finance Made Easy 
Mon, 22 Jul 2013Planning Training 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

Please find below the 2022/23 Locality Budget spends for Councillor Barton:

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
 31/10/2022 £1,000 The funds will go towards restoration of the Shrub End War MemorialShrub End Residents  

 31/10/2022  £300 Recycling equipment and storage containers to enable KINGSFORD Primary to offer clothes/uniform to pupils in these difficult times. King's Ford Infant School and Nursery  

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
 31/12/2021 £500 Platinum tales - a theatrical production created from stories by 7 different groups which will be performed during the Platinum jubilee Weekend. Packing Shed Theatre  

 31/01/2022 £250 To purchase litter-picking equipment for Paxman Academy Shrub End. The Sigma Trust
 28/02/2022  £1,250 Purchase of a "Thank you NHS" bench to be sited at  C3 Church, Abbeyfields. Roll and Scroll  

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

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

Please find below the 2019/20 Locality Budget Spends for Councillor Barton:

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
01/12/2019 £2000 Working in partnership with the garrison community. They will match fund our contribution to supply play equipment at the Drury Meadows play park. Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) WELLBEING



Please find below the 2018/19 Locality Budget Spends for Councillor Barton:

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
30/06/18 £1000 Two defibrilators for ward facilities, East of England Ambulance Services  Wellbeing
  £200 Dog bin on Gosbecks Site Responsibility
31/10/2018  £800 Supply of memorial bench 
Responsibility, Wellbeing 
  £340  (CARRY OVER)
Installation of picnic benches at Blenheim park  



Please find below the 2017/18 Locality Budget Spends for Councillor Barton:

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
06/10/2017 £500.00  Shrubs at junction of Eldred Avenue and Duncan Road  Welcoming
17/01/2018  £1160.00  Picnic benches on Blenheim Park  Welcoming
23/02/2018  £100 Shrubs at junction of Eldred Avenue and Duncan Road  Welcoming 


Further information on Locality Budgets for Councillors

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

Expected attendances26 
Present as expected1765%
Apologies received9100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)1 

Attendance Details