Councillor Michael Kusneraitis

Ward: Englefield Green West

Party: Runnymede Residents and Community Group (RRC)

Address: 21 Almond Close, Englefield Green, TW20 0PR

Telephone: 07789 785541

Photograph of Cllr Michael Kusneraitis

Date elected

2006 (next election 2022)

Committees

Planning, Englefield Green, Licensing, Standards and Audit

Member working parties

Constitution

Register of interests

I Councillor Michael Touros Kusneraitis a Member of Runnymede Borough Council, give notice that I, and where appropriate a 'relevant person' as defined in the Localism Act 2011 s 30(3)(b), have the following disclosable pecuniary interests and other registrable interests.

Table 1: Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried out for profit or gain including any unpaid Directorship

Councillor/co-opted Member 

Previous sub contractor to applicants of Planning application RU14/1875
Connection with Developer re Planning application RU14/1640
Councillor of Runnymede Borough Council receiving relevant allowance(s) and able to claim travel expenses

Relevant person
 


2. Sponsorship

Any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the Council) made to the Councillor during the previous 12 months period provided for expenses incurred by them in carrying out their duties as a Councillor, or towards their election expenses. This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992. 

Councillor/co-opted Member

 


3. Contracts

Any contract which is made between the Councillor or their spouse/civil partner or the person with whom the Councillor is living as if they were spouses/civil partners (or a firm in which such person is a partner, or an incorporated body of which such person has a beneficial interest in the securities of) and the Council
a) under which goods and services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and
b) which has not been fully discharged

Councillor/co-opted Member

None

Relevant person

None


4. Land and property

Any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the Council.  'Land' excludes an easement, servitude, interest or right in or over land which does not give the Councillor or their spouse/civil partner or the person with whom the Councillor is living as if they were spouses/civil partners (alone or jointly with another) a right to occupy or to receive income

Councillor/co-opted Member

21 Almond Close, Englefield Green, Surrey. TW20 0PR

Relevant person

As above


5. Licences

Any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the Council for a month or longer

Councillor/co-opted Member

None

Relevant person

 None


6. Corporate tenancies

Any tenancy where (to the Councillor's knowledge) a) the landlord is the Council and b) the tenant is a body that the Councillor, or their spouse/civil partner or the person with whom the Councillor is living as if they were spouses/civil partners is a partner of or a director of or has a beneficial interest in the securities of 

Councillor/co-opted Member

None                                                          

Relevant person

None


7. Securities

Any beneficial interest in securities of a body where a) that body (to the Councillor's knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of the Council; and b) either (i) the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body or (ii) if the share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the Councillor, or their spouse/civil partner or the person with whom they are living as if they were spouses/civil partners has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class

Councillor/co-opted Member

None

Relevant person

None


Table 2: Other Registrable Interests

You have a personal interest in any business of your authority (the Council) where it relates to or is likely to affect:

a) any body of which you are in general control or management and to which you are nominated or appointed by your authority (the Council)

b) any body:

(i) exercising functions of a public nature

(ii) any body directed to charitable purposes or

(iii) one of whose principal purposes includes the influence of public opinion or policy (including any political party or trade union)

Councillor/co-opted Member only

b) ii) supporter of Englefield Green Scouts, sponsorship of Manorcroft Junior Football Club team in 2018,

b) ii) supporter of Egham Museum Historical Society as a member

Other: Pension and Savings with Royal London

Date of Receipt by the Monitoring Officer and subsequent alterations/additions: 

 

Secondary interests 

Councillor Kusneraitis has declared the following interests at meetings of the Council and/or Committees since May 2017. For further details please refer to the Minutes of the meeting where the interest(s) were declared. Interests declared before May 2017 are held in paper form by Democratic Services. The forms recording interests declared at meetings are held for a period of six years and then destroyed.

Meeting  Interest  Left/stayed
Planning 23.08.17 Non-pecuniary Interest. Employers have working relationship with the applicant's company.  Planning application RU17/0594 and RU17/0590. Corfield, Ridgemead Road, Englefield Green Left
Corporate Management 21.09.17 Non-pecuniary Interest.  Employers provided financial advice to SCC on the River Thames Scheme in the report on Corporate Projects Stayed and voted
Planning 24.01.18 Disclosable Pecuniary Interest.  Connection with the developer on projects regarding the 'Village Sons Remembered' project and children's rugby club for use of sports field. Planning application RU17/1721. Brunel University Left
Planning 01.08.18 Non-pecuniary Interest. RU18/0825 and RU18/0826. Applicant has connection to his employer (CPC) Corfield, Ridgemead Road, Englefield Green Left
Planning 31.07.19 Non-pecuniary Interest in RU 19/0686. 70 Vegal Crescent, Englefield Green. Acquainted with the objector. Left
Planning 11.09.19 Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in RU 18/1649. Dial House and Wisteria Lodge, Englefield Green. Sub-Contractor to the applicant. Left
Planning 03.06.2020 Non-pecuniary interest in RU20/0166.  Knows the objector who addressed the Committee. Stayed, participated and voted
Planning 02.09.2020 Non-pecuniary interest in RU20/0789, 0790 and 0880.  Knows the objector who addressed the Committee in a personal or professional capacity

Stayed, participated and voted

Planning 24.03.2021 Made a statement that although he no longer had an interest in RU20/1491 he chose to leave on the basis of a previous interest which no longer existed Left

Additional DPI declaration

Meeting  Nature of disclosable pecuniary interest   
Planning 07.01.15 RU14/1640.  Brunel University. Connection with developer in respect of projects. Left

Planning
28.01.15

RU14/1699 Tamesis 1. Holds a pension and savings with Royal London. Left

Planning
01.06.16 

RU14/1875- Dial House and Wisteria Lodge. SubContractor to the applicants. Left

Council
08.12.16

Employee of Trinity Column Limited and Trinity Column Partners LLP associated with a company being discussed at the meeting - Property Investments Strategy. did not attend meeting

Council
09.02.17

Business connection in relation to the Council's Property Investment Strategy. Left
Corporate Management 05.08.2020 Non-pecuniary interest in item 7 on review of arrangements with a property tenant as member of facility being managed by the tenant Stayed
Planning 02.09.2020 Non-pecuniary interest in RU 20/0789, 0790 and 0800 - knows the objector addressing the Committee

Stayed, participated and voted

Planning 20.01.2021 Non-pecuniary interest in RU20.1082.  Friends with the owner. Left
Register of gifts and hospitality
Date Details of gift/hospitality Name of individual/company/organisation Value (where known)
15.10.2018 Recent visit from China, gift of a Silk cloth Chinese Delegation  
08.12.2020

One Christmas tree donated to Englefield Green Residents, estimated value approx. £500.00. This was donated by the Crown Estate. Organised and accepted a wooden picket fence to surround the tree via a local business estimated value £250.00. Donated by The Property Partnership to Englefield Green via EGVRA (Englefield Green Village Residents Association).  No financial gain or benefit from goods for Councillor Kusneraitis or his household.

The Crown Estate and The Property Partnership £750