Councillor Chris Pearson

  • General
  • Allowances & Expenses
  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
  • Members Interests
  • Committees
  • Outside Bodies
  • Training History
  • Hospitality & Gifts
  • Locality Budget
Councillor Chris Pearson
26 May 2014
First Elected::
26 May 2014
Labour and Co-operative
183 Straight Road
Telephone No:
01206 562020
Councillor Pearson was elected as a member of the Labour and Co-operative Party and is a member of the Labour Group on the Council.  
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7,115.66

Election History

Mon 26 May 2014  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Labour and Co-operativeMon 26 May 2014

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
BerechurchMon 26 May 2014 Sun 8 May 2016
BerechurchMon 9 May 2016 Sun 5 May 2019
BerechurchMon 6 May 2019 Mon 8 May 2023

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
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Council Member26 May 2014
Crime and Disorder Committee Substitute27 May 2016
Local Plan Committee Substitute23 May 2019
Planning Committee Substitute22 May 2019
Policy Panel Deputy Chairman26 May 2021

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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Local Plan Committee Member16 November 202025 May 2021
Planning Committee Member25 July 201721 May 2019
Local Plan Committee Substitute27 May 201523 May 2018
Trading Board Substitute05 August 201422 May 2018
Trading Board Member24 May 201722 May 2018

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

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Council16 July 2014Non-Pecuniary View
Crime and Disorder Committee15 September 2015Non-Pecuniary View
Council21 October 2015Non-Pecuniary View
Tue, 9 Mar 2021Session on supporting residents and tackling financial inequality 
Mon, 7 Dec 2020Budget Workshop  
Tue, 6 Oct 2020GDPR Training 
Wed, 26 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Tue, 4 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Wed, 20 May 2020Planning Training 
Tue, 11 Feb 2020Garden Communities Briefing 
Mon, 13 Jan 2020Neighbourhood Teams Briefing 
Tue, 19 Jun 2018Universal Credit and Colchester Update 
Wed, 16 May 2018Social Media Training 
Wed, 8 Nov 2017Working Together Across Colchester 
Sat, 7 Oct 2017Labour Group Training Day 
Mon, 27 Feb 2017Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation and Modern Slavery 
Tue, 6 Dec 2016Policing in Colchester 
Tue, 15 Nov 2016Scrutiny Training 
Thu, 21 Jul 2016Code of Conduct and Statement of Accounts briefing 
Mon, 27 Jun 2016Equality and Diversity Workshop 
Mon, 11 Jan 2016Planning Training 
Mon, 20 Oct 2014Local Government Boundary Commission: Warding Proposals briefing 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description 
30/06/2020  £100 Money to help supply the vital food some residents require. Colchester Foodbank 
28/02/2021  £500 Supports wellbeing through a dial-a-ride Community Hopper Bus enabling Berechurch residents without transport to access the Abbey Field GP surgery. Community360  
28/02/2021   £300 Contribution toward running costs and volunteering. Berechurch Youth Club   
28/02/2021   £600 Money to help supply the vital food that some residents require. Colchester Food Bank  
28/02/2021   £500 Contribution to E-Cargo bikes collection and delivery service. Supports wellbeing and the environment. En-form Colchester Environmental Information Centre   



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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
01/08/2019 £100  Administration of 5x community days in Berechurch in Summer 2019, Colchester Amphora Trading Wellbeing, Opportunity, Growth, Responsibility
 01/01/2020  200  To support fun days booked for 2020. Monkwick Residents' Association   OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
 01/01/2020  £660.40  To support with running costs. Berechurch Youth Club   OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
 01/01/2020  £350  To support with food, rent and public liability costs. Monkwick Munch Club  RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING
 01/01/2020  £120  To provide local business directory. Greatledge Printers   GROWTH OPPORTUNITY 
 01/01/2020  £369.60  To provide and maintain planter at William Harris Way shopping centre. BROXAP  GROWTH OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
01/01/2020  £300  To part fund hopper bus to Abby Fields Doctors' surgery as there is no public transport. Community360   GROWTH OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING


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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
30/06/2018 £78  Sign to be fitted for Berechurch Fundays, Neighbourhood Watch Wellbeing
31/10/2018  £63.96  Purchase of 2x graffiti kits for local use,   Responsibility 
  £400  Fun days across various local estates inc Public Liability, Bouncy Castle Insurance, and Fete style equipment, foodstuffs - Neighbourhood Watch Growth, Responsibility, Wellbeing, Opportunity 
  £333.33  Supporting costs of the hall and general running costs, Berechurch Youth Club  Wellbeing, Opportunity  
  £220  Fun day for community building inc public liability, bouncey castle insurance and equipment, Monkwick Residents' Association  Growth, Responsibility, Wellbeing, Opportunity  
30/11/2018  £500  To fund a hopper bus service for Abbey Fields doctors surgery for those with transport needs, Community 360  GROWTH OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING 
31/12/2018 £284.70  Provision and planting of crocuses in Berechurch,  GROWTH OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING


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