Councillor Tony Cooper

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02 May 2019
First Elected
02 May 2019

Aldeburgh, Aldringham Cum Thorpe, Benhall,

Friston, Knodishall, Leiston, Middleton, Snape,

Sternfield, Theberton

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Election History

Thu 2 May 2019 Mon 8 May 2023 End of term - not re-elected

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
IndependentThu 2 May 2019 Tue 23 Jul 2019
ConservativeWed 24 Jul 2019 Mon 8 May 2023

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Aldeburgh and LeistonThu 2 May 2019 Mon 8 May 2023

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Personal Register of Interests

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28th March 2022 £222.22 Dentaid

To provide dental service in Leiston


28th March 2022 £200 Benhall & Sternfield Ex Servicemans Village Club

 Funding towards Jubilee costs


9th May 2022 £200 Knodishall Jubilee Group

Funding towards Jubilee costs.


18th May 2022 £200 Aldringham-cum-Thorpe Parish Council

Funding towards Jubilee Costs.


18th May 2022 £600 Leiston-cum-Sizewell Town Council

Funding towards a ceremonial flag.


18th May 2022 £586.66 Leiston Guide Hut Management Committee

Funding towards restoration of venue.


19th May 2022 £190 Thorpeness & Aldringham Heritage Group

Funding towards a new computer to store archive data.


19th May 2022 £1,200 St John the Baptist Church, Snape

Funding towards installation of disabled toilets.


23rd May 2022 £380 Leiston & District Swimming club

Funding to purchase starter ledges.


29th July 2022 £500 Southwold & Aldeburgh Theatre

Funding for 6 weekly Open-Air Family theatre events, based on well-known and loved stories during the school holidays


10th August 2022 £247 Wardens Trust

Funding towards Ness Fest 2022.


29th July 2022 £333 Disability Advice Service East Suffolk

 Funding for refurbishment to new office


27th October 2022 £110 RAF Air Cadets, Leiston

Funding for DofE Equipment .


3rd November 2022 £200 Bright Sparks Amateur Dramatic Group

Funding for scenery and props for pantomime.


3rd November 2022 £320 The Long Shop Museum

Mister Chef is an initiative prompted by existing users of the museum to show single, older gentlemen (and ladies) how to prepare simple, healthy, economical meals for themselves


14th November 2022 £300 Aldeburgh Business Association

Funding towards costs for Christmas events in Aldeburgh.


- £500 Cost of Living

Cost of Living contribution


10th January 2023 £250 Leiston Works Railway Trust

Funding towards van restoration costs.


10th January 2023 £400 Thorpeness Cricket Club

Funding towards 2nd hand mower.


19th January 2023 £161.12 Knodishall Parish Council

Funding towards a bench


21st January 2023 £400 Aldeburgh Town Council

Funding towards a defibrillator.









 27th May 2021 £250 Alde Valley Academy

Funding for a presentation evening for students


16th June 2021 £800 The Long Shop Museum

Funding towards outdoor event equipment.


 27th May 2021 £3,000  The Band of the Royal British Legion

Funding towards refurbishment costs at venue.


14th September 2021 £250 The Wardens Trust

Purchase of recyclable/reusable/compostable food/drink containers for ness fest on 18/9


17th November 2021 £500 Aldeburgh Christmas Committee

To provide a Christmas Event for the people of Aldeburgh and the Surrounds and Visitors.


23rd November 2021 £150 Aldeburgh Community and Sports Trust

Annual Xmas Party for Aldeburgh children of primary school age, held at the Old Generator Station (previously called Aldeburgh Community Centre).


15th November 2021 £250 Longshop Museum

The Long Shop, and its associated buildings are now in urgent need of extensive restoration and preservation work


19th January 2022 £200 Queens Platinum Jubilee Committee

Funding towards jubilee events.


20th January 2022 £250 Sizewell Parkrun

Maintaining free parkrun event at Sizewell


16th February 2022 £315 Long Shop Museum

 The purchase of project specific and general workshop tools and equipment. 


17th February 2022  £341.10 Leiston United Church

Funding towards blinds to the Community Hall.


24th September 2022 £108 Girl Fusion

Funding is for help setting up this new initiative “Girl Fusion”
The costs are for DBS checks and safeguarding costs.










26th November 2020 £533.33 Aldeburgh Business Association

Funding for Christmas decorations project.


1st December 2020

£1,000 Railway Farm Shop

The project is seeking funds to set up a Community Hub at the Farm Shop.


 1st December 2020 £300 Middleton Cum Fordley Parish Council

To extend disabled car parking space at the village hall 



31st December 2020

£455 The Long Shop Museum

To install a Loop system.



11th January 2021  £3211.67 Aldeburgh & Blyth Community Radio.

Funding to purchase radio equipment for the community radio.










6th August 2019

£500 Siren

Funding towards the running costs of this new initiative looking at engaging young people and others in thinking about the local coastal and marine environment


7th August 2019

£1,000 Heritage Hut

Funding towards the Heritage Hut at Thorpeness


7th August 2019

£333.33 Aldeburgh Amazing Swifts

Funding to help print a book for children about swifts


12th August 2019

£400 Aldeburgh Cinema

Funding towards the 100 year celebration events


17th October 2019

£223.33 Leiston Dementia Project

To help fund a 10 week programme of yoga-based movement and singing/music designed for people living with long-term conditions including dementia


17th October 2019

£600 First Leiston Guides

Funding to replace the worn out flooring in the hut


17th February 2020 £233.33 Suffolk Police

To purchase a drug box to be used at community events.


17th February 2020 £100 Snape Parish Council

To help funding towards the VE Day anniversary.


14th February 2020  £833.33  Knodishall Village Hall

Funding towards the refurbishment to the toilet roof.


17th February 2020 £333.33 Leiston Events Group

To purchase a marquee to be used at events.


17th February 2020  £1,543.33 Aldeburgh Town Council

Funding towards Pocket Park funding.


 17th February 2020 £1,400 Leiston Community Land Trust

Funding towards town centre green space.

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

Expected attendances1 
Present as expected00%
Apologies received1100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)0 

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