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Natasha Pullen

County Councillor for Lichfield City NorthNatasha Pullen

Annual report 1 April 2018 – 31 March 2019

Introduction

I was first elected as County Councillor for the Lichfield City North electoral division in May 2017.  

My division lies in the centre of Lichfield district and includes the wards of Chadsmead, Curborough and Stowe and covers approximately 434 hectares with a population of 13,601

Special responsibilities

I was Vice-Chairman of Corporate Parenting Panel, and Community Cabinet Support Member for Lichfield until May 2018.

Committee membership and attendance record 

My committee membership and attendance record can be seen below: 

Corporate Parenting Panel

  • Possible:11
  • Actual: 7
  • Apologies 4

County Council

  • Possible: 6
  • Actual: 4
  • Apologies: 2

Joint Healthy Staffordshire, Safe and Strong and Prosperous Staffordshire Select Committees

  • Possible: 2
  • Actual: 0
  • Absent: 2

Local Member Priority Meeting – Lichfield

  • Possible: 1
  • Actual: 0
  • Apologies: 2

Safe and Strong Communities Select Committee

  • Possible: 8
  • Actual: 3
  • Apologies: 5

Safe and Strong Communities Select Committee Early Years 2018 Working Group

  • Possible: 2
  • Actual: 2

Totals

  • Possible: 31
  • Actual: 16 (52%)
  • Apologies: 13 (42%)
  • Absent: 2 (6%)

Schemes supported under the Staffordshire Local Community Fund

ApplicantAmount: Description

Erasmus Darwin Foundation

£400.00:Funding of consultant development training programme, literature and guides for current and future volunteers, leaflets, promotional material, pull up banners, volunteer’s expenses for courses, volunteer fayres and promotional events to encourage new volunteers, external training courses and skills workshops for Erasmus Darwin House Museum.

St. Mary's Lichfield

£1,940.00:Funding towards 14,000 photographs to be re-digitalised to include cinefilm and video clips in the new museum at St Mary’s with training workshops for the delivery of St Mary’s ‘Beyond our Walls’ outreach project with a team of volunteers to also take the collection into the community to include schools, care and retirement homes for community and past family history such memories play a significant role in one’s sense of personal identity and this kind of activity also contributes to people’s wellbeing experiencing memory loss and their carers for all the share the vital part of the city’s archives with the community and visiting tourists.

Lichfield Arts

£500.00:Funding towards audience participatory activities aimed at engaging children in workshops beatboxing sessions, magic, décor creation, making wacky musical instruments, hip hop, storytelling, circus skills, sports and fitness as part of the FUSE Festival 2018.

Lichfield District Council

£500.00:Funding towards sound, stage, lighting, orchestra, performers, band, toilet facilities, fireworks, security, first aiders, promotion, printing, equipment hire, PRS licence for the Proms in the Park community event.

Lichfield Swimming Club

£500.00:Funding of pool hire, ribbons, medals and as part of trophies he 4 internal club gala awards for all swimmers to compete and medals and trophies will be awarded at the presentation evening in January.

Friends 2 Friends

£1,000.00:Funding towards a Money Management Course to be delivered to the members that will allow them to feel safer and more independent in the community.

Family Action Lichfield

£200.00:Funding towards printing and information materials, storage boxes, tuff spots, mini book of ideas, resources for district box, replenish stock and marketing a wide approach to improve the outcomes set to improve various early years community groups, families and children of pre - school age to enhance the children’s centre services and enable vulnerable families to access quality which will help with children to become school ready.

Lichfield Festival

£275.00:Funding towards materials to refurbish 6 Lichfield Festival Flagpole, advertising boards, at 6 entry points. The poles to be painted and flags replaced, new boards attached, to be used for the Festival and other event organisers in the future to advertise events across the city.

Lichfield and District Live at Home Scheme

£800.00:Funding towards volunteer expenses as part of the over 60’s dance class to improve the lives of older people offering the opportunity to have fun, exercise, make friends and reduce social isolation.

Cruse Bereavement Support

£285.00: Funding towards the cost of trainer fees and expenses and room hire so that the volunteers can be trained on topics such as Safeguarding, mental health, attachment theory, sudden and traumatic death and bereaved by suicide.

Kendall and Wall Charitable Trust 

£400.00:Funding towards diesel, servicing, MOT LOLER tests, Insurance and depreciation to keep the minibuses going for 1 year.

Wildfire Folk

£700.00: Funding to record and produce an EP (4-5 track CD) to give band members the experience of recording and to help raise funds to ensure that Wildfire Folk continues.

Total

£7,500.00

Councillor development

DateEvent

26 March 2019

Members' Spring Event

5 February 2019

Skype Training for Members

13 September 2018

Level 1 Child Protection Training

16 April 2018

Cyber Security (e-learning)

My allowances and expenses

DescriptionAmount

Basic Allowance

£9,406.32

Special Responsibility Allowance

£436.98

Mileage

£254.70

Other

£0.00

Subsistence

£0.00

Total paid

£10,128.00

Mileage from my home to County Buildings, where many meetings take place, is 38 miles return.  

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