Simon Michael Walsh

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Simon Michael Walsh
04 May 2017
First Elected
07 June 2001

Previous Roles and Responsibilities     

Cabinet Member for Environment and Climate Change Action 

Waste minimisation, disposal and recycling; Integrated Waste Management; Waste Strategy; Waste Programme Delivery; Built Environment and Historic Environment; Natural Environment; Energy and Emissions reduction; Flood Management; Flooding; SUDS; Rural Affairs; Country Parks and Green Spaces

Essex Pension Fund Board Member

Member Anglian (Eastern) Regional Flood Defence Committee

Scrutiny Committee (Chairman)

Place Services & Economic Growth Scrutiny Committee (Chairman)
Economic Development, Environment & Highways Policy & Scrutiny Committee (Chairman)
Safer and Stronger Communities Policy and Scrutiny Committee (Chairman)


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Election History

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 Wed 3 May 2017 Re-elected
Thu 4 May 2017 Wed 5 May 2021 Not re-elected

Party Representation History

Conservative PartyThu 7 Jun 2001 Wed 5 May 2021

Division Representation History

BockingThu 7 Jun 2001 Wed 4 May 2005
ThaxtedThu 5 May 2005 Wed 5 May 2021

Current Outside Body Appointments

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Personal Register of Interests

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Meeting Declarations

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Fri, 19 Feb 2021Elective Home Education 
Mon, 23 Nov 2020Training - Polling Dates 
Thu, 8 Oct 2020Briefing from PFC Commissioner 
Thu, 7 Feb 2019Environment and Waste 
Mon, 29 Oct 2018E-learning: GDPR - An introduction module 1 
Mon, 29 Oct 2018E-learning: GDPR: An introduction module 2 
Thu, 12 Jul 2018Green Spaces, Healthy Places 
Tue, 12 Jun 2018Cabinet and Deputy Cabinet Member Training 
Wed, 7 Feb 2018Developing the UK's Clean Air Strategy 
Wed, 22 Nov 2017E-learning: Who we are and how we operate 
Wed, 8 Nov 2017E-learning: Information Governance 
Wed, 8 Nov 2017E-learning: How we behave 
Thu, 2 Nov 2017E-learning: Health and Safety  
Mon, 30 Oct 2017E-learning: Anti Bribery and money Laundering  
Mon, 30 Oct 2017E-learning: Anti-Fraud and Corruption 
Mon, 30 Oct 2017E-learning: Equality and Diversity 
Mon, 5 Jun 2017Cabinet Member and Deputy Cabinet Member Induction 
Wed, 3 Aug 2016Recycling Centres for Household Waste 
Tue, 16 Feb 2016Development Session on Bradwell 
Tue, 19 May 2015Audio Webcasting 
Mon, 15 Sep 2014Parliamentary Outreach 
Thu, 17 Oct 2013Overview and Scrutiny Realising the Potential: Developing the Scrutiny Board and the Chairman’s Role 
Fri, 23 Aug 2013Replacement Minerals Local Plan - Update 
Wed, 31 Jul 2013Overview and Scrutiny - Realising the Potential 
Fri, 26 Jul 2013County Matters 
Fri, 28 Jun 2013ECC Waste Strategy 
Fri, 17 May 2013Introduction to the Role & Purpose of the Committee 
Thu, 16 May 2013Essex Pension Fund Board Training 
Mon, 7 Jan 2013E-learning: Introduction to Diversity and Equality 
Mon, 3 Dec 2012Preparing for and contributing to meetings 
Tue, 25 Sep 2012Community Budgets 
Wed, 5 Sep 2012Chairing Skills  
Tue, 4 Sep 2012Public Speaking Skills 
Thu, 21 Jun 2012Local Authority role in Public Health 
Tue, 22 May 2012E-learning: Good Decision Making 
Wed, 25 Apr 2012Emergency Planning and the Olympics 
Tue, 24 Apr 2012Flood Risk in Essex 
Wed, 28 Mar 2012School Improvement and Education 
Tue, 7 Feb 2012Police Blueprint briefing 
Thu, 30 Jun 2011Partnership Working and Locality Boards 
Wed, 8 Jun 2011e-Payroll and Member Expenses Member Session 
Tue, 10 May 2011Emergency Planning Training Exercise 
Tue, 5 Apr 2011Freedom of Information Requests 
Mon, 28 Mar 2011European Funding Member Seminar 
Tue, 16 Nov 2010Constitution Briefing Session 
Fri, 12 Nov 2010Diversity and Equality 
Tue, 2 Mar 2010Communications 
Wed, 3 Feb 2010Powered Two Wheel SeminarRoad Safety GB
Fri, 18 Dec 2009National Road Safety ConferenceA Safer Way - Road Safety Beyond 2010
Thu, 3 Dec 2009Diversity and Equality 
Wed, 7 Jul 2010 Attended "Engaged Investor" lunch on behalf of Essex LGPSestimated in excess of £25
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 Dinner hosted by Wellington Management whilst attending LGC Seminar£50
Tue, 1 Oct 2013Richard Ashworth MEP Attnded dinner at Conservative Party Conference accompanying wife who works for Mr Ashworth at European Parliament£65

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Member Attendance

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