Councillor Robert King

Ward: Egham Hythe

Councillor R King  2019 Revised photo

Name: Robert Ashley King

Electoral Ward: Egham Hythe

Political Party: Labour and Co-operative Party

Date Elected: 2019 (next election 2023)


Telephone: 07308 954788

Committees: Corporate Management, Planning, Licensing,
Member Working Parties: Human Resources

Outside bodies:  Egham Chamber of Commerce, Heathrow Community Noise Forum (Deputy), Staines Shopmobility,

Address: c/o Runnymede Borough Council, Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone KT15 2AH


Councillor Robert King Register of Interests

I Councillor Robert Ashley King 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 non-pecuniary interests:

Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation
Any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried out for profit or gain

Chair and Member of Runnymede and Weybridge Labour Party (voluntary role)
Member of the Co-operative Party (voluntary role)
Honorary Treasurer of Egham Museum (voluntary role)
Councillor of Runnymede Borough Council, receving reduced relevant allowance(s) and able to claim travel expenses

Any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the relevant authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by you in carrying out duties as a Member, or towards your 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

Member - Unite the Union (Member) London and East, Labour Party (Member), Runnymede and Weybridge CLP, Co-operative Party (Member), South East Region

Any contract which is made between the Member and/or relevant person (or a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest) and the relevant authority:
a) under which goods and services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and
b) which has not been fully discharged


Any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the relevant authority

Member - details withheld

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

Member - Use of Labour Party Office, 36 Guildford Street, Chertsey. KT16 9BG

Corporate Tenancies
Any tenancy where (to your knowledge) a) the landlord is the relevant authority and b) the tenant is a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest


Any beneficial interest in securities of a body where a) that body (to the Member's knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of the relevant authority; 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 relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class


Non Pecuniary Interests
Please read Section 8 of the Code of Conduct with regard to what might be considered a non pecuniary interest.  Note these are non statutory interests which are declared and recorded in the minutes of the relevant Committee meetings where applicable

Member of Universities and College Union (UCU) - non-paid
member of the Egham Hythe Royal British Legion
member of the @theLit working group
member of the Fabians Society
Member of Royal Economic Society
Student at Royal Holloway University of London

Date of form submitted: 7 May 2019, updated 4 June 2019, 18 December 2019, 3 January 2020, 25 February 2020, June 2020, December 2020 and February 2021
Please refer to the Secondary Register for (other) interests declared at meetings.


Councillor Robert King Secondary Interests

Councillor King has declared the following interests at meetings of the Council and/or Committees since he was elected in May 2019. Interests declared 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.

Planning 31.07.19Disclosable pecuniary interest in RU 19/0563.  Teaching Associate and Research Assistant at Royal Holloway University of London left
Corporate Management 23.01.2020Non-pecuniary interest in the item concerning a review of the arrangements regarding a lease with a property tenant, ordinary member of the tenant's facilitiesstayed and voted
Planning 02.09.2020Non-pecuniary interest in RU20/0789, 0790 and 0880.  Knows the objector who addressed the Committee in a personal or professional capacitystayed, participated and voted
Planning 02.09.2020 and 16.12.2020Non-pecuniary interest in RU 19/1146, as an attendee of the Church to which the vicarage is attached.stayed, participated and voted
Planning 25.11.2020, 16.12.2020 and 20.01.2021Disclosable pecuniary interest in RU 20/0590, RU20/0098 and RU20/0092.  Employed by Royal Hollway University of London.