Councillor Julie Young

  • General
  • Allowances & Expenses
  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
  • Members Interests
  • Committees
  • Outside Bodies
  • Training History
  • Hospitality & Gifts
  • Locality Budget
  • Attendance
Councillor Julie Young
07 May 1998
First Elected
07 May 1998
Town Hall
High Street
Mobile Telephone No:
07905 403188
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7576.54, Labour Group Leader SRA £5518.71

Election History

Thu 7 May 1998  

Party Representation History

LabourThu 7 May 1998

Ward Representation History

St Andrew'sThu 7 May 1998 Sun 8 May 2016
GreensteadMon 9 May 2016 Sun 9 May 2021
GreensteadMon 10 May 2021 Mon 6 May 2024
GreensteadTue 7 May 2024

Current Outside Body Appointments

Outside BodyJoining Date
There are no current outside bodies for this member.

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
28 March 202428 March 2024

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
Planning Committee04 December 2014Non-Pecuniary
Council15 July 2015Pecuniary
Crime and Disorder Committee15 September 2015Non-Pecuniary
Council21 October 2015Pecuniary
Planning Committee17 March 2016Non-Pecuniary
Council08 December 2016Non-Pecuniary
Council15 July 2020Non-Pecuniary
Council03 December 2020Non-Pecuniary
Council01 February 2021Non-Pecuniary
Mon, 4 Mar 2024Changes to Postal Vote Arrangements 
Tue, 6 Feb 2024Councillor IT and Cyber Security 
Mon, 5 Feb 2024Changes to National Planning Policy Framework and National Planning Policy 
Mon, 5 Feb 2024Changes to National Planning Policy Framework and National Planning Policy 
Mon, 29 Jan 2024Planning Training  
Wed, 6 Dec 2023Councillor "Meet SLT" Event  
Tue, 31 Oct 2023Local Plan Vision Workshop 
Mon, 18 Sep 2023Chief Executive Briefing - Budget Update 
Thu, 3 Aug 2023Member Engagement with CIPFA 
Mon, 24 Jul 2023Chief Executive Briefing - Housing Pressures 
Wed, 31 May 2023Local Government Boundary Commission Briefing 
Wed, 10 May 2023Councillor Welcome event 
Mon, 5 Dec 2022Rapid Transit System Briefing 
Mon, 21 Nov 2022New Model Code of Conduct Training  
Mon, 21 Nov 2022Chief Executive Briefing - Community Development 
Thu, 6 Oct 2022Budget Workshop 
Tue, 4 Oct 2022Town Centre Masterplan Briefing 
Wed, 10 Aug 2022Tendring Colchester Borders Garden Community Briefing 
Tue, 2 Aug 2022Chief Executive Briefing - Electoral Reform 
Thu, 10 Mar 2022Central Colchester Neighbourhood Pilot Update 
Thu, 27 Jan 2022Planning Training  
Mon, 17 Jan 2022Budget Workshop 
Wed, 5 Jan 2022Briefing on Permitted Development  
Wed, 15 Dec 2021Briefing on the Vaccine Booster Programme and Volunteering 
Mon, 22 Nov 2021Budget Workshop 
Mon, 8 Nov 2021Joint Committee for Tendring Colchester Borders Garden Community 
Tue, 5 Oct 2021Town Deal Briefing 
Mon, 19 Jul 2021Risk Management Briefing 
Tue, 6 Jul 2021Delays in Elective Surgery Briefing 
Tue, 15 Jun 2021Tackling the Climate Challenge 
Tue, 9 Mar 2021Session on supporting residents and tackling financial inequality 
Thu, 21 Jan 2021Vaccination Programme 
Mon, 7 Dec 2020Budget Workshop  
Thu, 12 Nov 2020Hate Crime Ambassadors 
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 
Tue, 4 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Wed, 27 May 2020Cabinet Remote Meetings Training 
Tue, 11 Feb 2020Garden Communities Briefing 
Thu, 3 Oct 2019Garden Communities Briefing 
Sat, 9 Feb 2019LGA Labour Conference 
Mon, 10 Sep 2018Social Media Training 
Tue, 28 Aug 2018East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust Briefing 
Tue, 19 Jun 2018Universal Credit and Colchester Update 
Thu, 7 Jun 2018Licensing Training 
Thu, 15 Mar 2018Planning Training 
Sat, 7 Oct 2017Labour Group Training Day 
Tue, 3 Oct 2017Chairing Skills 
Wed, 14 Jun 2017Licensing Training 
Mon, 27 Jun 2016Equality and Diversity Workshop 
Thu, 12 Nov 2015New Council Conference 
Thu, 18 Jun 2015Planning Committee and Planning Policy Basics 
Mon, 20 Oct 2014Local Government Boundary Commission: Warding Proposals briefing 
Mon, 27 Jan 2014Castle Reopening Communications Strategy 
Tue, 30 Jul 2013Scrutiny Training 
Mon, 22 Jul 2013Planning Training 
Mon, 8 Jul 2013Colchester Citizen's Advice Bureau 
Tue, 18 Jun 2013Welfare Reform Briefing 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

A sum of money is assigned each year to all Colchester City Councillors, to use on supporting community initiatives within their wards.

Please find below the 2023/24 Locality Budget spends for Councillor J Young:

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
30/06/2023  £640 A number of projects in Colchester's most deprived ward to address the cost-of-living crisis.Greenstead Community Association 
 30/11/2023 £300 Christmas Pyjamas for families in need. Tots2Teens  
 31/12/2023 £100 Christmas event for volunteers and provide Christmas items for food parcels. Colchester Foodbank  
 31/12/2023 £400 Setting up costs of the community supermarket. Divine Assembly Ministries  

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
31/08/2022  £640 For projects at the Community Centre including updating the lighting to LED, supporting a Christmas event and allowing Tots2Teens to continue at The Centre. Greenstead Community Association 
30/11/2022  £416.57 Family day out at Colchester Zoo. Little Explorers Pre-school  
31/12/2022  £200  Memory afternoons in Greenstead. Warm and Toasty Club   
31/12/2022  £200  Purchase of warm pyjamas. Tots2Teens   
31/01/2023  £420 Slow cooker club. Boaz Food Poverty Group  
31/01/2023 £123.43 Towards operational costs. Colchester Toy Library  

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
31/10/2021  £250 Purchase of cooker for  community food project. Divine Assemblies Ministries 
31/10/2021  £250 To help fund a Christmas party for Greenstead residents. Greenstead and St Anne's Church  
31/12/2021  £172 Purchase of an Overhead Projector. Greenstead Community Association   
31/12/2021   £624 To plant 24 fruit trees, at £414 being 50% of the cost on Magnolia Field, and £210 to fund 300 plugs of meadow flowers on open space at Longridge. Internal  
31/12/2021   £250 To fund Christmas Eve boxes for families in need in the ward. Tots to Teens   
31/01/2022   £454 This  funding will help kickstart a football programme for local children, alongside a counselling service run by the group. Achivement Through Football  

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
30/06/2020  £100 Money to help supply the vital food some residents require. Colchester Foodbank 
 31/08/2020 £300 To provide a food share scheme to promote social cohesion. Christ Divine Empowerment Ministries  
 30/11/2020  £500 Supporting resident led Greenstead Grows project. Greenstead Project
 30/11/2020  £200 Food provision for local community. Christ Divine Empowerment Ministries   
 30/11/2020  £100 Support costs for Festive Afternoon Tea Party for local Greenstead carers. Carers First
 28/02/2021  £125 Purchase of a metal truck for the Greenstead Grows project. The Greenstead Project   
 28/02/2021  £675 Repainting the wall at the junction of Avon Way and St Andrews Avenue. Internal   


Please find below the 2019/20 Locality Budget spends for Councillor J. Young

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
31/08/2019 £200 Signpost Colchester - Purchase of Filing cabinet and USB sticks for job seekers to save applications on WELLBEING
31/08/2019  £500 The Greenstead Project - Support setting up of foodbank in Greenstead: funding for storage facilities  WELLBEING
 31/08/2019 £300 The Munch Club - Supporting running costs - supply of food WELLBEING
 01/01/2020  £840  Contribution toward refurbishment of the center. Greenstead Community Association   WELLBEING
 01/01/2020  £160  Installation of bollards on Hawthorne Ave to preserve the verge and increase the aesthetic utility. Internal  WELLBEING


Please find below the 2018/19 Locality Budget spends for Councillor J.Young

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
30/09/2018 £500 Mental heath training and free school dinners, The Greenstead Project  Wellbeing 
31/10/2018  £465 Coach trip for the elder tackling loneliness and isolation  Wellbeing 
30/11/2018  £108  Supply of 4x various treet signs for Greenstead   Wellbeing 
31/01/2019  £927  Works on grass verges n Hawhorne Ave - birdmouth fencing and seeding,  The Greenstead Project  Wellbeing 

Please find below the 2017/18 Locality Budget spends for Councillor J.Young

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
16/05/17 £300  Art course with opportunity for creative learning, socialising, learning new skills - Exploring Education Opportunities  Thriving 
03/07/17 £200  Gang culture workshop - The Greenstead Project  Thriving 
10/07/2017  £250  Memory sticks for job seekers  Prosperous, Thriving 
11/09/2017 £500  The Greenstead Project - Snakes Alive' activity and Christmas Holiday brunch Thriving 
27/11/2017  £275  Transport to Panto - Unit Primary Academy  Thriving 
12/01/2018  £275  Supporting the continuaton of the Greenstead Project - The Greenstead Project  Thriving 
  £200  Community First Responders - Colchester Community First Responders  Thriving 

Further information on Locality Budgets for Councillors

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

Expected attendances14 
Present as expected1179%
Apologies received2100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)6 

Attendance Details