Councillor Lesley Scott-Boutell

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  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
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  • Training History
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  • Locality Budget
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Councillor Lesley Scott-Boutell
09 May 2016
First Elected
02 May 2002
Kimberley House
1 Millers Lane
Telephone No:
01206 549630
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7576.94, Mayor's Allowance £13071.89

Election History

Thu 2 May 2002 Mon 11 May 2015 Not elected
Mon 9 May 2016  

Party Representation History

Liberal DemocratsThu 2 May 2002 Mon 11 May 2015
Liberal DemocratsMon 9 May 2016 Wed 29 May 2024
IndependentThu 30 May 2024

Ward Representation History

StanwayThu 2 May 2002 Mon 11 May 2015
StanwayMon 9 May 2016 Sun 5 May 2019
StanwayMon 6 May 2019 Mon 8 May 2023
StanwayTue 9 May 2023

Current Outside Body Appointments

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

Past Outside Body Appointments

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring OfficerView
31 May 202431 May 2024

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
There are no meeting declarations for this member.
Wed, 8 May 2024Senior Leadership Team Induction event 
Tue, 19 Mar 2024Eastlight Community Housing briefing 
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, 29 Jan 2024Planning Training  
Wed, 6 Dec 2023Councillor "Meet SLT" Event  
Tue, 7 Nov 2023Housing Insight briefing 
Tue, 7 Nov 2023GDPR Online Training 
Tue, 31 Oct 2023Local Plan Vision Workshop 
Mon, 23 Oct 2023Chief Executive Briefing - Postal Vote, Proxy Changes and RAAC 
Mon, 18 Sep 2023Chief Executive Briefing - Budget Update 
Tue, 5 Sep 2023Sustainability Transport and Climate Change Briefing 
Tue, 22 Aug 2023Chairs Training with LGIU 
Thu, 3 Aug 2023Member Engagement with CIPFA 
Wed, 5 Jul 2023Neighbourhoods Training Session 
Wed, 31 May 2023Local Government Boundary Commission Briefing 
Wed, 10 May 2023Councillor Welcome event 
Mon, 6 Mar 2023Member Briefing on Devolution 
Tue, 21 Feb 2023Section 106 Agreements Training Session 
Tue, 7 Feb 2023Planning Enforcement Training 
Mon, 21 Nov 2022New Model Code of Conduct Training  
Tue, 1 Nov 2022Briefing on Sustainability and Climate Change 
Wed, 26 Oct 2022Chief Executive Briefing - The story so far 
Tue, 25 Oct 2022Cost of Living Crisis Support for residents briefing 
Tue, 4 Oct 2022Town Centre Masterplan Briefing 
Mon, 26 Sep 2022Chief Executive Briefing - Levelling Up/ Shared Prosperity Fund 
Wed, 10 Aug 2022Tendring Colchester Borders Garden Community Briefing 
Tue, 2 Aug 2022Chief Executive Briefing - Electoral Reform 
Mon, 25 Jul 2022Colchester Borough Homes Briefing 
Thu, 14 Jul 2022CCHL and Subsidiary Companies briefing 
Mon, 28 Mar 2022Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking 
Wed, 16 Mar 2022Financial and Employment Support for Residents 
Thu, 27 Jan 2022Planning Training  
Wed, 15 Dec 2021Briefing on the Vaccine Booster Programme and Volunteering 
Mon, 6 Dec 2021Central Colchester Neighbourhood Pilot 
Mon, 18 Oct 2021Councillor Safety Briefing 
Tue, 5 Oct 2021Town Deal Briefing 
Tue, 28 Sep 2021Briefing on the Iceni Centre 
Tue, 9 Mar 2021Session on supporting residents and tackling financial inequality 
Thu, 21 Jan 2021Vaccination Programme 
Mon, 16 Nov 2020Scooter Briefing Session 
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 
Mon, 13 Jan 2020Neighbourhood Teams Briefing 
Thu, 3 Oct 2019Garden Communities Briefing 
Thu, 7 Feb 2019Essex Highways Briefing 
Thu, 1 Nov 2018Local Plan Sustainability Appraisal Training 
Wed, 16 May 2018Social Media Training 
Thu, 22 Mar 2018Dementia Awareness 
Tue, 20 Mar 2018General Data Protection Regulations Training 
Thu, 15 Mar 2018Planning Training 
Thu, 16 Nov 2017New Waste Technology 
Tue, 10 Oct 2017Garden Communities Briefing 
Tue, 3 Oct 2017Chairing Skills 
Tue, 5 Sep 2017The Confident Public Speaker 
Tue, 11 Apr 2017Bradwell New Nuclear programme briefing 
Mon, 27 Feb 2017Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation and Modern Slavery 
Tue, 24 Jan 2017Keeping Councillors Safe 
Mon, 9 Jan 2017Welfare Reform, Benefits and Colchester 
Tue, 6 Dec 2016Policing in Colchester 
Thu, 13 Oct 2016Managing Unauthorised Encampments in the Borough 
Mon, 27 Jun 2016Equality and Diversity Workshop 
Wed, 1 Jun 2016Local Plan Briefing 
Wed, 1 Jun 2016Introduction to Local Government Finance 
Tue, 17 May 2016Planning Training 
Thu, 12 May 2016New Council Conference 
Tue, 9 Dec 2014Social Media for Councillors 
Mon, 1 Dec 2014Colchester Housing Strategy 2015 briefing 
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 
Thu, 4 Sep 2014Strategic Housing Market Assessment briefing 
Tue, 2 Sep 2014Introduction to Local Government Finance 
Tue, 1 Jul 2014Changes to the Council's Website 
Mon, 20 Jan 2014Planning Training 
Tue, 8 Oct 2013UCC and FSR Briefing 
Wed, 24 Jul 2013Local Government Finance Made Easy 
Mon, 8 Jul 2013Colchester Citizen's Advice Bureau 
Tue, 18 Jun 2013Welfare and Reform Training 
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 Scott-Boutell:

Date  Total Contribution  Description 
30/11/2023 £200.00 Christmas Tree lights for Stanway Together event. Internal - Community and Partnership
30/11/2023  £250.00 Horseshoe hedging - 300 whips; fill gaps and open up the central horseshoe. Internal - Parks and Recreation   
 31/12/2023 £100.00 Sweets for Santa 'Meet and Greet'. ALB  
31/01/2024  £450.00 Spring bulb planting in Stanway. Parks and Recreation   


Please find below the 2022/23 Locality Budget spends for Councillor Scott-Boutell:

Date  Total Contribution  Description 
31/12/2022 £49.90 Lights purchased for Stanway Santa Run. Cllr Scott-Boutell
31/01/2023  £1,800.10 Planned plantation for Stanway. Internal - Parks and Recreation   
31/01/2023 £150  Lifetime table cart. Stanway Evangelical Church   


Please find below the 2021/22 Locality Budget spends for Councillor Scott-Boutell:

Date  Total Contribution  Description 
31/01/2022  £2,000 Wildflower plants and plug plants. Internal 


Please find below the 2020/21 Locality Budget spends for Councillor Scott-Boutell:

Date  Total Contribution  Description 
30/06/2020  £100 Money to help supply the vital food some residents require. Colchester Foodbank 
 31/10/2020  £100 Purchase of camera to tackle fly-tipping in Stanway. Internal [CBC]
30/11/2020 £1,700 Supply of seeds, plants and bulbs for Stanway locations. Internal [CBC]  
30/11/2020 £100 Working with NEPP, Stanway Fiveways School and Sustrans to improve Winstree Road parking, relaunching 3PR and Park and Stride. £100 to be used by NEPP to fund prizes for students. NEPP  



Please find below the 2019/20 Locality Budget spends for Councillor L.Scott-Boutell

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
31/07/2019 £433.56 Carry over aap - Supply and planting of crocus bulbs on London Rd verges. Internal WELLBEING 
01/12/2019 £150.00
 Plant climbing plants and grass seed the cut back hedge on London Rd. Internal WELLBEING 
 01/01/2020  £439.12  Purchase of items to support the Santa Sleigh Event. Individual  WELLBEING 
 01/01/2020  £500  Installation of retractable bollards on Iron Latch Lane. Internal  RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING
 01/01/2020  £29.99  Purchase of items to support the Santa Sleigh event. Individual  WELLBEING
 31/01/2020 £880.89  Fencing for park dog agility area. Internal  WELLBEING


Please find below the 2018/19 Locality Budget spends for Councillor L.Scott-Boutell


Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
31/10/2018 £25  Purchase of gift voucher for Primary school girl who's volunteering time to litter pick in Stanway  RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING 
  £743.06  Mixed bulbs planted in Stanway WELLBEING
  £800  Supply and installation of replacement memorial bench    WELLBEING
30/11/2018 £100  Provision of Go Pro camera for Speed Watch group, Stanway Speed Watch   RESPONSIBILITY 
31/01/2019  £541.44  Provision of electrical supply for external defib at Yarra Farm, for community use, Brightlingsea Electrical Contractors Ltd    RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING 
  £100  Supply and plant 4x climbing plants for London Road    WELLBEING

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Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

Expected attendances11 
Present as expected982%
Apologies received2100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)5 

Attendance Details