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John Andrew Spence CBE

John Andrew Spence CBE
02 May 2013
02 May 2013
Cuton Hall
Chelmer Village Way
01245 465108
Roles and Responsibilities

Cabinet Member for Finance

Responsibility for financial administration and management including preparation and management of the revenue and capital budgets, precepts, levies and borrowing

Implementation and delivery of the Capital Programme

Internal audit

Risk and insurance
Traded Services
Heritage, Culture and the Arts
Housing Strategy, development and investment

Electoral Profile


Election History

Thu 2 May 2013  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
ConservativeThu 2 May 2013

Ward Representation History

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
Cabinet Finance01 September 2014
Essex Pension Strategy Board Substitute14 May 2013
Full Council Member07 May 2013
Investment Steering Committee Substitute14 May 2013

Past Committee Memberships

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Not a past member of any Outside Body.

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
16 March 201616 March 2016 View

Meeting Declarations

There are no meeting declarations for this person.
Mon, 8 Jun 2015Urology briefing  
Tue, 19 May 2015Care Act 
Tue, 24 Feb 2015Risk Management 
Tue, 18 Mar 2014Outcomes-led Commissioning Framework 
Thu, 5 Sep 2013Overview and Scrutiny – Realising the Potential 
Tue, 4 Jun 2013Regulatory Session 
Wed, 15 May 2013Introductory Session 2 
Wed, 15 May 2013Welfare Reform 
Wed, 15 May 2013Local Government Finance 
Wed, 15 May 2013Code of Conduct 
Tue, 14 May 2013ePayroll 
Tue, 14 May 2013Information Technology 
Fri, 10 May 2013Information Governance 
Wed, 8 May 2013Introductory Session 
Tue, 7 May 2013Welcome to the Council 
Thu, 27 Feb 2014Manchester Airport Group (MAG)1st Anniversary dinner of MAG takeover of Stansted Airport held ar Duxford Imperial War Museum£50
Sat, 26 Sep 2015Anderson ConstructionCllr and wife as guests of Mark Anderson dinner dance Autistic Society charity - Guest Speaker> £175 each
Tue, 10 Nov 2015FujitsuReception and working dinner attended by BITC leaders and held at Fujitsu£50 estimate
Tue, 26 Jan 2016Crest NicholsonWorking dinner for local authorities to discuss accelerating housing growth£75

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