Councillor Roger Buston

  • General
  • Allowances & Expenses
  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
  • Members Interests
  • Committees
  • Outside Bodies
  • Training History
  • Hospitality & Gifts
  • Locality Budget
Councillor Roger Buston
26 May 2014
First Elected::
04 May 2000
c/o Town Hall
High Street
Mobile Telephone No:
07770 305977
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7,115.66, Chairman of Licensing Committee Special Responsibility Allowance £6,404.2

Election History

Thu 4 May 2000 Thu 1 May 2003 Not Elected
Thu 10 Jun 2004 Thu 1 May 2008 Not Elected
Mon 26 May 2014  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
ConservativeThu 4 May 2000 Thu 1 May 2003
ConservativeThu 10 Jun 2004 Thu 1 May 2008
ConservativeMon 26 May 2014

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
St Mary'sThu 4 May 2000 Thu 1 May 2003
Shrub EndThu 10 Jun 2004 Thu 1 May 2008
LexdenMon 26 May 2014 Sun 8 May 2016
PrettygateMon 9 May 2016 Sun 8 May 2022

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
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Council Member26 May 2014
Crime and Disorder Committee Substitute16 June 2014
Licensing Committee Chairman11 June 2014
Licensing Committee - Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Appeals Member04 November 2021
Local Plan Committee Substitute27 May 2015

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
Policy and Public Initiatives Panel Member23 May 201821 May 2019
Trading Board Substitute25 May 201622 May 2018
Licensing Sub-Committee Hearings Member15 November 201624 November 2016
Trading Board Member16 June 201424 May 2016
Licensing Committee - Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Appeals Member20 July 201513 August 2015

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

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
18 January 201618 January 2016 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Trading Board24 September 2014Non-Pecuniary View
Trading Board14 January 2015Non-Pecuniary View
Planning Committee11 June 2015Non-Pecuniary View
Trading Board05 August 2015Non-Pecuniary View
Trading Board05 August 2015Non-Pecuniary View
Planning Committee22 November 2018Pecuniary View
Council03 December 2020Non-Pecuniary View
Mon, 17 Jan 2022Budget Workshop 
Mon, 6 Dec 2021Central Colchester Neighbourhood Pilot 
Mon, 22 Nov 2021Budget Workshop 
Mon, 8 Nov 2021Joint Committee for Tendring Colchester Borders Garden Community 
Wed, 27 Oct 2021Licensing Training - Gambling Act 2005 and Safeguarding 
Mon, 20 Sep 2021Budget Workshop 
Mon, 19 Jul 2021Risk Management Briefing 
Tue, 6 Jul 2021Delays in Elective Surgery Briefing 
Tue, 15 Jun 2021Tackling the Climate Challenge 
Tue, 8 Jun 2021Licensing Act 2003 Training 
Wed, 19 May 2021Planning Training 
Tue, 9 Mar 2021Session on supporting residents and tackling financial inequality 
Thu, 21 Jan 2021Vaccination Programme 
Mon, 7 Dec 2020Budget Workshop  
Mon, 16 Nov 2020Scooter Briefing Session 
Tue, 3 Nov 2020GDPR Training 
Mon, 5 Oct 2020Budget Workshop 
Wed, 26 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Tue, 4 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Fri, 5 Jun 2020Licensing Training - Sexual Entertainment Venues and Safeguarding 
Wed, 12 Jun 2019Licensing Training 
Tue, 12 Mar 2019Digital Access Training 
Tue, 5 Feb 2019Policing in Colchester 
Tue, 8 Jan 2019Parking Schemes and Traffic Regulation Orders 
Thu, 29 Nov 2018Local Plan Viability 
Wed, 14 Nov 2018Local Plan Housing Numbers and Objectively Assessed Need  
Thu, 1 Nov 2018Local Plan Sustainability Appraisal Training 
Mon, 10 Sep 2018Social Media Training 
Tue, 19 Jun 2018Universal Credit and Colchester Update 
Thu, 7 Jun 2018Licensing Training 
Mon, 14 May 2018Planning Training 
Tue, 8 May 2018Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity and GDPR 
Mon, 26 Feb 2018Emergency Planning Briefing 
Tue, 20 Feb 2018NEE CCG Care Hub 
Tue, 23 Jan 2018Our Colchester BID 
Wed, 14 Jun 2017Licensing Training 
Tue, 24 Jan 2017Keeping Councillors Safe 
Tue, 24 Jan 2017Planning Training 
Tue, 6 Dec 2016Policing in Colchester 
Tue, 15 Nov 2016Scrutiny Training 
Thu, 13 Oct 2016Managing Unauthorised Encampments in the Borough 
Tue, 12 Jul 2016Gang Violence in Colchester 
Mon, 20 Jun 2016Presentation by the University of Essex 
Wed, 1 Jun 2016Local Plan Briefing 
Thu, 12 May 2016New Council Conference 
Tue, 15 Mar 2016Chairing Skills 
Tue, 1 Mar 2016Jumbo - Issues and Options Briefing 
Mon, 11 Jan 2016Planning Training 
Thu, 12 Nov 2015Devolution 
Wed, 1 Jul 2015Universal Credit and Colchester 
Thu, 18 Jun 2015Planning Committee and Planning Policy Basics 
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 
Wed, 17 Sep 2014Licensing Training 
Tue, 9 Sep 2014Plan Making and the Duty to Co-operate 
Thu, 4 Sep 2014Strategic Housing Market Assessment briefing 
Tue, 15 Jul 2014Introduction to the Code of Conduct 
Tue, 1 Jul 2014Changes to the Council's Website 
Tue, 17 Jun 2014Planning Training 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

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

Date Total Contribution  Description   
 30/06/2020 £100 Money to help supply the vital food some residents require. Colchester Foodbank  

 29/03/2021 £1,900 Towards setting up a local Post Office on the premises. Colchester Cat Rescue Charity Shop  

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
31/01/2020  £2000  To provide facilities and equipment for pre-school children, particularly for those with Special Educational needs. Straight Road Pre School Group   

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
31/01/2019  £2000  Continued renovation and redecoration for well-used community facility, St Leonards Parochial Church Council     RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING  


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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
05/02/2018 £2,000  Contribution towards new disabled WC - Lexden Parochial Church Council Welcoming 

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