Peter James Martin M.B.E., D L, F.C.A

  • General
  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Division History
  • Members Interests
  • Committees
  • Outside Bodies
  • Training History
  • Hospitality and Gifts
  • Allowances and Expenses
Peter James Martin M.B.E., D L, F.C.A
04 June 2009
First Elected
04 May 1989
Conservative Party

Roles and Responsibilities

Leader of the Council
Leader of the Conservative Group

The overall strategic direction, policies and priorities of the Cabinet and of the Council, including the overall corporate revenue and capital budget strategy and the performance management of the Authority;
Transformation Strategy;
Performance Management;
Community Leadership, Community Strategy and Essex Partnership;
Strategic Public Health;
Equalities and Diversity;
Customer Services (including registration services)
Community Budgets;
Liaison with MPs;
Strategic communications leadership;
Corporate Governance;
Member Support;
The functions of other portfolio holders in their absence or in an emergency.

Cabinet Member for Education, Lifelong Learning and the 2012 Games

Mainstream schools and education including: diversity, organisation, planning and admissions; standards and achievement; attendance; 14-19 provision; transport for educational purposes; behaviour and education welfare services;

School improvement; Special Schools; Special Educational Needs provision;

Skills and apprenticeships (including vocational centres, Train to Gain and Work Based Learning);

Youth services and careers advice;

Sport, recreation and 2012 Games and legacy;

Adult Community Learning

Lead Member for the Thames Gateway

Annual Report 2010-11
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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 Mon 6 May 2013 Not standing

Party Representation History

Conservative PartyThu 4 May 1989

Division Representation History

SpringfieldThu 4 May 1989 Wed 4 May 2005
ChelmerThu 5 May 2005

Current Outside Body Appointments

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Past Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside BodyPast Joining DatePast Leaving Date
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Essex Waterways Ltd: Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation 15 February 2006 07 May 2013
Bulls Lodge Liaison Group 01 February 2006 07 May 2013
LGA - General Assembly 04 June 2009 07 May 2013
Danbury Lakes Country Park Forum 01 September 2011 07 May 2013
County Councils Network (CCN) 02 May 2011 02 May 2013

Personal Register of Interests

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Meeting Declarations

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Thu, 22 Nov 2012Community Budgets 
Tue, 25 Sep 2012Community Budgets 
Thu, 9 Aug 2012E-learning: Anti-Fraud and Corruption 
Thu, 9 Aug 2012E-learning: Diversity and Equality 
Thu, 9 Aug 2012E-learning: Information Governance 
Wed, 8 Aug 2012E-learning: How we behave 
Tue, 29 May 2012Essex Whole Place Community Budget Update 
Tue, 29 May 2012E-learning: Good Decision Making 
Fri, 3 Feb 2012Essex Whole Place Community Budget 
Thu, 2 Feb 2012Essex Whole Place Community Budget 
Mon, 22 Nov 2010CCN Annual Conference 
Tue, 8 Sep 2009Introduction to Schools, Children and Families 
Thu, 11 Mar 2010Royal Horticultural SocietyOfficial opening of new visitor centre and planting of commemorative tree, tour and lunchInvitation Declined
Thu, 20 May 2010ICAEWEssex Association and Business Awards 2010 at Orsett Hall Hotel, Awards ceremony, reception and dinner.Invitation Declined
Thu, 20 May 2010DVAONB TrustReception at Castle House, Dedham.Unknown
Mon, 24 May 2010Royal Horticultural SocietyChelsea Flower Show Presidents LunchUnknown
Mon, 24 May 2010Chief Constable/ Chairman of Police AuthorityDinner at the County Hotel, ChelmsfordUnknown
Mon, 7 Jun 2010LGIULocal Government Parliamentary Reception, Terrace Pavilion, House of CommonsUnknown
Tue, 15 Jun 2010Saxton BampfyldeSummer Drinks at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7Unknown
Fri, 29 Oct 2010CE/ Leader Colchester Borough CouncilColchester Oyster Feast£100
Mon, 1 Nov 2010LEP Dinner - Leader/CE, Kent/East sussex/ECC Paid for by East Sussex The Carlton Club, 69 St Jame's St London, London SW1A 1PJ£50.00
Thu, 31 Mar 2011Financial Year 2010/11A)Basic Allowance (B) Special Responsibility Allowance(C) Expenses (A)£11,500pa (B)£53,499.96pa (C)£2695.06
Mon, 23 May 2011RHSPresidents LunchInvitation Declined
Thu, 26 May 2011Ford of BritainCentenary Event Science MuseumInvitation Declined
Fri, 27 May 2011Coutts & Co ChelmsfordLunch - Working in the Community£30
Sun, 31 Jul 2011LOCOGHadleigh Farm Mountain Bike Test Event£25.00 pp (approx)
Fri, 19 Aug 2011National Express4th England v India TestInvitation Declined
Thu, 15 Sep 2011East of England IDBCBI Annual Dinner - Airspace, DuxfordInvitation Declined
Wed, 19 Jan 2011Henrico Economic Development Authorty (EDA)Flights to Fairfax and Henrico County£571.86
Wed, 19 Jan 2011Henrico EDAAccommodation Hilton Garden Inn £190 (£95 per night)
Thu, 20 Jan 2011 Lunches x 2 £50 - £25 per person
Thu, 20 Jan 2011Director of Public Works (Henrico)Hondo's Restaurant Dinner£30
Tue, 31 May 2011Tata InternationalPaperweight and three books (Small Wonder - The making of the Nano, The Evolution of a Corporate Brand, A Journey Towards and Ideal).£55
Thu, 24 Nov 2011Essex Chambers of CommerceDinner (sponsored by Anglian Water Group) Spains Hall, Finchingfield£30 Invitation Declined
Fri, 18 Nov 2011Harwich/ N Essex Conservative AssociationAnnual Dinner, Tower Hotel, Dovercourt£50 Invitation Declined
Tue, 21 Feb 2012Stobard Group (through LEP)London Southend Airport Terminal Opening - champagne reception/ dinner£50
Wed, 28 Mar 2012Essex Chambers of CommercePrivate dinner - Dr Vince Cable (House of Commons)£40
Thu, 28 Jun 2012Financial Year 2011/12(A) Basic Allowance (B) Special Responsibility Allowance (C) Expenses(A)£11,500 p.a. (B)£53,500 p.a. (C)£2,567.24
Thu, 26 Apr 2012Essex Community FoundationDrinks & Canape<£25
Thu, 24 May 2012Essex Chamber of CommerceLuncheon at Toulouse Restaurant Westcliff on Sea>£25
Sun, 27 May 2012Chairman ECCCanape & Wine -Diamond Jubilee Evensong Chelmsford<£25
Thu, 31 May 2012High Sheriff of EssexBlack Tie Dinner at Little Bentley Hall>£25
Mon, 2 Jul 2012South East Local Enterprise PartnershipInformal supper and discussion on Stimulating Growth<£25
Fri, 6 Jul 2012Mayor of ChelmsfordWine & Canapes and two tickets to Sparks Will Fly Essex Finale at Hylands Parl>£25
Thu, 12 Jul 2012Chairman of ECCAttendance at Chairman's Annual Reception at Barleylands 12 & 13 July 2012<£25
Wed, 18 Jul 2012Bishop of ChelmsfordAttendance at Civic Luncheon in MargarettingApprox £25
Thu, 25 Apr 2013April 12 to Mar 13A)Special Allowance (B)Special Responsibilty Allowance (C)Expenses to date(A)£11,500(B)£53,499.96(C)£2,355.85
Thu, 15 Nov 2012London Organising Committee - Olympic and Paralympic GamesOfficial Commemorative Book>£25

Member Attendance

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