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Councillor Stuart Lawson

Name: Stuart Lawson
Party: Conservative
Ward: Kesgrave West
Parish(es): Kesgrave West


15 Sewell Wontner Close

Telephone: 07584 887036

Email: stuart.lawson@suffolkcoastal.gov.uk

Cabinet member: Yes

Committee membership:

SCDC Licensing and Health Committee , SCDC Policy Development Task Group , SCDC Cabinet


Councillor Lawson is Vice-Chairman of Enabling Communities Task Group and also a Cabinet Member for Resources.

Register of interests

Enabling Communities Budgets

Each Councillor has £6,500 in 2018/19 to allocate to projects that support community enabling.


Aspect LivingTo purchase a vehicle to enable a 20% increase in vulnerable people having access to nutritious meals250
Just 42To purchase drug boxes to raise awareness of substance misuse at events315
Kesgrave Town CouncilFunding to hire further attractions, advertising and prizes for the Fun Day event on 9 June150
Oak Tree Low Carbon FarmTo help fund towards food crop, herb garden, soil improvement, curt flower garden and rose tunnel at the community farm1538.70
Kesgrave High SchoolFunding for the school to provide over 500 children in the IP5 area an iCard during the summer holidays2000
Kesgrave War Memorial Community CentreTo purchase a war memorial bench and plaque.668.88
Ipswich Sports Club for the disabledFunding to support the running of the club300
Kesgrave Tennis ClubContribution towards floodlight replacement at the club.1000


The Oak Tree Low Carbon FarmFunding to purchase organic compost in order to grow more healthier food crops for members of the local community157
Friends United Motorcycle ClubFunding towards the 'Bike Show and Meet' in Kesgrave, to contribute towards the funding of signage and items for event participants500
Kesgrave Town CouncilFunding towards the purchase of 9 skateboards, pads and helmets as part of a 8 sessions for children in Whitton250
Kesgrave Computer Club Funding towards equipment for the use of local people involved in the Kesgrave Computer Club700
Kesgrave Town CouncilTo fund an Ice Rink on 25 & 26 November 2017 for the benefit of local residents1393
Bell Court Funding to improve the communal room at Bells Court, including a music system, furniture and fittings1000
Kesgrave Cricket ClubKesgrave Cricket Club wish to purchase a new, external practice net facility at the club ground in order that both junior and senior players can benefit from a top quality coaching in a purpose built facility1000
AFC Kesgrave GirlsFunding will pay for kit/equipment for a new girls football team500
Kesgrave War Memorial Community CentreFunding to purchase and install a defibrillator for the Community and Conference Centre at Kesgrave1000


Kesgrave Town CouncilTo purchase and install, a publicly accessible, fully automatic defibrillator nearby community functions and events in case of an emergency. The funding will also be spent on defibrillator training for community organisers and groups in case of an emergency500
Kesgrave Junior Park RunFunding to help kick start a new Junior Parkrun at Kesgrave, that will encourage physical fitness, wellbeing and foster community spirit375
Kesgrave Library Community GroupTo purchase greater reward incentives for participants in the Summer Reading Challenge. Aim is to encourage younger people to read500
AFC Kesgrave To fund the purchase of children's kit and equipment for the under 8s football team500
Kesgrave Kestrels Blues U9'sFunding towards the purchase of a number of items for a newly established youth football team in Kesgrave850
Kesgrave Town CouncilFunding towards play equipment at Oak Meadow (final phase)2750