Kay Twitchen OBE,ACII,Hon.F,CIWM

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  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Division History
  • Members Interests
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  • Outside Bodies
  • Training History
  • Hospitality and Gifts
  • Allowances and Expenses
Kay Twitchen OBE,ACII,Hon.F,CIWM
02 May 2013
First Elected
04 May 1989

Roles and Responsibilities

Deputy to the Cabinet Member for Environment and Waste

County Councillor Kay Twitchen O.B.E. was Chairman of the County Council 2012-14.  She has represented Billericay and Burstead, in Basildon District since 2005, and previously represented Billericay South (1997-2005) and Thorpe (1989-1997).

Since her election to the County Council in 1989 Cllr Twitchen has been involved in many aspects of County Council business. From 2001 - 2005 she was the Cabinet Member with responsibility for Waste and the Environment and has driven forward the improvements with Overview and Scrutiny. Until recently she was the Chairman of the Scrutiny Board and the Children and Young People’s Scrutiny Committee. 

Councillor Twitchen has served on a number of outside bodies, particularly with regard to waste management and the environment, and chaired the LGA Environment Committee for 4 years.  She is a Member of the Committee of the Regions Environment Committee in Brussels.

Job Title:
2012/13: £11499.96 (Basic Responsibility Allowance £20543.58 (Special Responsibility)

Election History

Thu 4 May 1989 Wed 5 May 1993 Re-elected
Thu 6 May 1993 Wed 30 Apr 1997 Re-elected
Thu 1 May 1997 Wed 6 Jun 2001 Re-elected
Thu 7 Jun 2001 Wed 4 May 2005 Re-elected
Thu 5 May 2005 Wed 3 Jun 2009 Re-elected
Thu 4 Jun 2009 Wed 1 May 2013 Re-elected
Thu 2 May 2013 Thu 4 May 2017 Retired

Party Representation History

Conservative PartyThu 4 May 1989 Thu 4 May 2017

Division Representation History

ThorpeThu 4 May 1989 Wed 30 Apr 1997
Billericay SouthThu 1 May 1997 Wed 4 May 2005
Billericay and BursteadThu 5 May 2005 Thu 4 May 2017

Current Outside Body Appointments

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Personal Register of Interests

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Meeting Declarations

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Wed, 26 Oct 2016Highways - Winter Maintenance Programme 2016/17 
Tue, 2 Feb 2016DRAFT Replacement Waste Local Plan 
Tue, 1 Sep 2015Carers Programme 
Mon, 13 Jul 2015Autism - An Introduction 
Tue, 2 Jun 2015Waste Plan 
Thu, 12 Mar 2015RCCE 
Tue, 17 Feb 2015Social Media 
Tue, 27 Jan 2015CSE, Children's Safeguarding and Missing Children 
Wed, 17 Dec 2014Local Government Finance 
Thu, 4 Sep 2014Community Agents Briefing 
Thu, 10 Jul 2014Road Permitting Scheme Briefing 
Tue, 18 Mar 2014Outcomes-led Commissioning Framework 
Fri, 10 Jan 20142014 Budget Briefing 
Thu, 8 Aug 2013Road Repair Centre Briefing 
Tue, 7 May 2013Welcome to the Council 
Thu, 24 Jan 2013Speed Effective Reading 
Thu, 17 Jan 2013Social Media Practical 
Thu, 22 Nov 2012Community Budgets 
Wed, 31 Oct 2012Social Media 
Mon, 6 Aug 2012E-learning: Anti-Fraud and Corruption 
Mon, 6 Aug 2012E-learning: Information Governance 
Thu, 21 Jun 2012Local Authority role in Public Health 
Tue, 19 Jun 2012Council Tax Benefits Changes 
Thu, 24 May 2012Big Society Fund Briefing 
Tue, 15 May 2012E-learning: Good Decision Making 
Tue, 15 May 2012E-learning: How we behave 
Wed, 25 Apr 2012Emergency Planning and the Olympics 
Thu, 29 Mar 2012School Improvement and Education 
Thu, 29 Mar 2012Localism Act 
Tue, 27 Mar 2012Customer Service Member Briefing 
Thu, 8 Mar 2012ESH Member Briefing 
Wed, 29 Feb 2012Diversity and Equality 
Tue, 21 Feb 2012Essex Waste Strategy 
Thu, 9 Feb 2012ESH Member Briefing 
Tue, 7 Feb 2012Police Blueprint briefing 
Tue, 13 Dec 2011Member Development Charter Introductory Workshop 
Thu, 24 Nov 2011Bringing the Cloud back down to Earth. The ECC IS Strategy and the wider ICT world. 
Fri, 28 Oct 2011Waste Issues 
Thu, 27 Oct 2011eBooks 
Tue, 25 Oct 2011Council Protocols 
Thu, 15 Sep 2011Member Enquiries' Briefing 
Thu, 1 Sep 2011The Essex Funding Team 
Tue, 19 Jul 2011Health and Social Care Bill 
Tue, 12 Jul 2011Corporate Vision 
Thu, 16 Jun 2011Partnership Working and Locality Boards 
Wed, 8 Jun 2011e-Payroll and Member Expenses Member Session 
Tue, 5 Apr 2011Freedom of Information Requests 
Fri, 1 Apr 2011Transforming Essex - Member Briefing 
Mon, 28 Mar 2011European Funding Member Seminar 
Tue, 8 Feb 2011Census 2011 Briefing 
Tue, 8 Feb 2011Digital Switchover Briefing 
Mon, 15 Nov 2010Constitution Briefing Session 
Fri, 12 Nov 2010Diversity and Equality 
Mon, 8 Nov 2010Code of Conduct 
Mon, 8 Nov 2010Corporate Risk Management Strategy and Legislation 
Thu, 13 May 2010Corporate Parenting and Children’s Safeguarding  
Thu, 3 Dec 2009Diversity and Equality 
Thu, 10 Sep 2009Children's Safeguarding and Corporate Parenting 
Tue, 8 Sep 2009Introduction to Schools, Children and Families 
Wed, 17 Oct 2007Lets Recycle.ComDinner>£25
Tue, 23 Oct 2007Parliamentary Sustainable Waste GroupDinner at the Commonwealth Club>£25
Wed, 31 Oct 2007Biffa Waste LtdDinner>£25
Wed, 5 Dec 2007Quary Products LtdDinner & Drinks>£25
Fri, 14 Dec 2007Chart. Inst Waste ManagementLunch & Drinks>£25
Tue, 15 Jun 2010Chart. Inst. Waste ManagementDinner>£25
Tue, 18 Oct 2011Chartered Inst of Waste ManagementDinner & Drinks>£25
Thu, 12 May 2011Lets Recycle.comLunch and drinks>£25
Fri, 9 Dec 2011Chartered Institute of Waste Management (London and Southern Counties Branch)Lunch and drinks at Old Billingsgate>£25
Tue, 16 Oct 2012Chartered Inst. of Waste Management (CIWM)Dinner and Drinks>£25

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