Your Parish Council

East Mersea Parish Council has five Councillors, you can see who they are and their contact details below.

There are also contact details for other key Council personnel from West Mersea Town Council, Colchester Borough Council and Essex County Council. 

You can find more contact details on the Useful Information page.

Chairman Councillor

Major General Jeffrey Mason

2 The Anchorage, East Road, East Mersea, Colchester, CO5 8UJ

01206 386766



Sandra Salmonese

Blackwaters, Shop Lane, East Mersea, Colchester, CO5 8TR

01206 382836


Mrs Margaret Lawford

Fen Farm, Moore Lane, East Mersea, Colchester, CO5 8FE

01206 383275



Mr David Sunnucks

Waldergraves Farmhouse, 4 Waldergraves Lane, West Mersea, Colchester, CO5 8SE

01206 383499



Mrs Emma Green

Mersea Avenue, West Mersea, Colchester, CO5 8JL

Parish Clerk

Sue Pullen

The Elms, Maldon Road, Great Wigborough, Colchester, CO5 7SB

01206 735367


Other Council Contacts

West Mersea Town Council Mayor

Councillor Sophie Weaver

10 Melrose Road, West Mersea, Colchester CO5 8JD

01206 382128

Colchester Borough Councillor

Mr Robert Davidson

Brickhouse Farm, Lower Road, Peldon, Colchester, CO5 7QR 

01206 735665

Essex County Councillor

Mr Kevin Bentley

32 Willoughby Avenue, West Mersea, Colchester CO5 8AU    

01206 382405

Register of Interests

Under the 2011 Localism Act all Parish Councillors are obliged to record details of any interests they may have that might affect the way they undertake their duties.  These are maintained in a Register of Interests held on the Colchester Borough Council website where they can be viewed by clicking this link.

Freedom of Information

To comply with the Freedom of Information Act, the Parish Council must publish details of what information it holds, how members of the public can access the information and what charge will be made for providing such access.  The Council is in the process of preparing the fairly extensive document required of it and meanwhile anyone wanting information should contact the Clerk to the Council. Charges will be at cost and at the clerk’s discretion.

Code of Conduct

East Mersea Parish Council follows the model ‘Code of Conduct’ as issued by the ‘Standards Board for England’ under the Local Government Act 2000.