Councillor Gerard Oxford

  • General
  • Allowances & Expenses
  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
  • Members Interests
  • Committees
  • Outside Bodies
  • Training History
  • Hospitality & Gifts
  • Locality Budget
Councillor Gerard Oxford
04 May 2000
First Elected::
04 May 2000
The Highwoods Group
83 Princess Drive
Telephone No:
01206 845545
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7,115.66, Chairman of Local Plan Committee SRA £4,269.40

Election History

Thu 4 May 2000  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
The Highwoods GroupThu 4 May 2000 Mon 26 May 2014
The Highwoods and Stanway Independent GroupTue 27 May 2014 Sat 2 Apr 2016
The Highwoods GroupSun 3 Apr 2016

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
HighwoodsThu 4 May 2000 Sun 8 May 2016
HighwoodsMon 9 May 2016 Sun 9 May 2021
HighwoodsMon 10 May 2021

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 5 of 7.
Council Member22 May 2013
Crime and Disorder Committee Substitute26 May 2021
Governance and Audit Committee Group Spokesperson26 May 2021
Local Plan Committee Substitute28 May 2019
Local Plan Committee Chairman14 July 2020

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 5 of 8.
Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Customers22 May 201908 November 2019
Local Plan Committee Chairman30 May 201721 May 2019
Licensing Committee Group Spokesperson24 May 201821 May 2019
Local Plan Committee Group Spokesperson16 June 201424 May 2017
Local Plan Committee Substitute22 May 201324 May 2016

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 
21 September 201821 September 2018 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Planning Committee17 December 2015Non-Pecuniary View
Planning Committee04 February 2016Non-Pecuniary View
Planning Committee04 February 2016Non-Pecuniary View
Planning Committee18 February 2016Non-Pecuniary View
Planning Committee17 March 2016Non-Pecuniary View
Planning Committee17 January 2019Non-Pecuniary View
Planning Committee20 February 2020Non-Pecuniary View
Thu, 21 Jan 2021Vaccination Programme 
Tue, 12 Jan 2021Planning Training 
Mon, 16 Nov 2020Scooter Briefing Session 
Mon, 5 Oct 2020Budget Workshop 
Tue, 4 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Tue, 11 Feb 2020Garden Communities Briefing 
Mon, 13 Jan 2020Neighbourhood Teams Briefing 
Thu, 3 Oct 2019Garden Communities Briefing 
Tue, 8 Jan 2019Parking Schemes and Traffic Regulation Orders 
Thu, 29 Nov 2018Local Plan Viability 
Wed, 28 Nov 2018Safeguarding 
Mon, 26 Nov 2018Colchester Borough Homes Briefing 
Wed, 14 Nov 2018Local Plan Housing Numbers and Objectively Assessed Need  
Thu, 1 Nov 2018Local Plan Sustainability Appraisal Training 
Tue, 23 Oct 2018Chairing Skills 
Tue, 2 Oct 2018Crimestoppers Briefing 
Thu, 22 Mar 2018Dementia Awareness 
Tue, 20 Mar 2018General Data Protection Regulations Training 
Thu, 16 Nov 2017New Waste Technology 
Tue, 24 Jan 2017Planning Training 
Tue, 6 Dec 2016Policing in Colchester 
Thu, 13 Oct 2016Managing Unauthorised Encampments in the Borough 
Mon, 27 Jun 2016Equality and Diversity Workshop 
Mon, 20 Jun 2016Presentation by the University of Essex 
Wed, 1 Jun 2016Local Plan Briefing 
Thu, 12 May 2016New Council Conference 
Tue, 1 Mar 2016Jumbo - Issues and Options Briefing 
Tue, 9 Feb 2016Safeguarding 
Wed, 13 Jan 2016Desk Top Publishing 
Tue, 9 Dec 2014Social Media for Councillors 
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 
Tue, 9 Sep 2014Plan Making and the Duty to Co-operate 
Fri, 4 Jul 2014Local Plans and Housing Delivery 
Tue, 1 Jul 2014Changes to the Council's Website 
Tue, 17 Jun 2014Planning Training 
Wed, 12 Mar 2014UCC FSR Briefing 
Tue, 21 Jan 2014Channel Shift 
Mon, 20 Jan 2014Planning Training 
Tue, 5 Nov 2013Thinking Equality 
Tue, 8 Oct 2013UCC and FSR Briefing 
Tue, 10 Sep 2013Licensing Training 
Mon, 8 Jul 2013Colchester Citizen's Advice Bureau 
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 2020/21 Locality Budget spends for Councillor G Oxford:

Date  Total Contribution  Description 
30/06/2020 £100 Money to help supply the vital food some residents require. Colchester Foodbank 
30/06/2020 £675 To contribute toward food supplies for vulnerable residents. St Luke's PCC  
31/12/2020 £566.67  Supporting the Munch Club with food supplies for most vulnerable residents. St Luke's PCC
31/12/2020  £400 Helping to support and feed the most vulnerable residents in Highwoods. Home-start Colchester
31/12/2020  £258.33  Helping to feed the most vulnerable residents in Highwoods. Colchester Food Bank



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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
01/01/2020 £1500  To provide community earning projects for growing and sustainable living. Together We Grow  GROWTH OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
 01/01/2020 £500 To provide lunch club for vulnerable children during school holidays. St Luke's Parochial Church Council      GROWTH RESPONSIBILITY OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
31/10/2018 £367  Xmas lunch and entertainment to tackle social isolation, St Johns and Highwoods Association    
  £421.50 Provision of replacement metal planters for Highwoods Square, Colchester In Bloom    
  £377.50  Supply and install of 2x benches at Northfield Gardens,     
  £844  Supply and planting of 10 trees in Highwoods. 9 in Chinook and 1 on Tesco Roundabout 


Please find below the 2017/18 Locality Budget spends for Councillor G.Oxford

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
30/01/2018 £666.60  Contribution towardsd Highwoods Big Garden Project - Together We Grow CIC  Thriving 
  £266.80  Contribution towardsd Highwoods Big Garden Project - Colchester In Bloom
15/02/2018 £533.40  Tree Planting Highwoods - Colchester Borough Council  Welcoming 
28/02/2018  £533.40  Metal bench for Castle Park - Colchester Borough Council   Welcoming


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