Councillor Mark Lowry

Title: Cabinet Member for Finance

Party: Labour

Ward: Honicknowle

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
Council House
Plymouth City Council
Armada Way


Mobile:  0447880040068


Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 07/05/2007 - 09/05/2011
  • 09/05/2011 - 11/05/2015
  • 11/05/2015 - 02/05/2019
  • 02/05/2019 - 04/05/2023

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information




Community Grants 2020/21





To contribute towards Shakespeare Primary School to assist in the playground project for games and plants.


To Support Ernesettle Community Forum provide a new bench for Ernesettle on behalf of the Friends and Family of Ernesettle Forum




To support Clean our Patch with providing the ambassadors of the Honicknowle and Ernesettle areas with a further 10 kits which will give each group five each. 




To contribute to the crowdfunder - PEC Moths to a Flame




To contribute to the Crowdfunder - Project Pollenize Plymouth


Grand Total





Community Grants 2019/20

Jun - 19

Plymouth Pride 2019 Crowdfunder. http://https//


Jul - 19


Supporting Shakespeare Primary School's year 4 with the opportunity to work in partnership with Plymouth University on a joint arts imitative. This will be to cover transport costs for them to participate with arts and crafts to form part of the 'illumination' exhibition at the Royal William Yard in the summer.


To contribute towards the full day of family and community activities celebrating 20 years of charity Honicknowle Commnet and providing a free day out for local residents, with Honicknowle Comment.


Oct - 19


Provide a Clean Our Patch Ambassador with equipment: 10 sets of kit, 10 hoops, 10 sets of gloves and 10 high vis. Tom Mather


Dec - 19


To support the refurbishment of Knowle Battery Play Park as part of the Improving Play Parks Phase II


Jan - 20


Contribution to the SPACESHOT Youth Project


Feb - 20


To support Mayflower 400 events being run by Four Greens Community Trust


Provide kit for free boxing sessions for vulnerable young people in Honicknowle


New skates and kit for the YMCA Roller Hockey Team.


To support the Fun on the Green event 2020 for local community


Contribution towards use of CCTV in Honicknowle


Grand Total





Community Grants Scheme 2018/19





Working with PCH to install a defibrillator in the area of the shops in Ernesettle Green




To help fund the production of a local community newsletter for community news and for the benefit of the community




To support Barefoot to offer additional activities to young people.


Honicknowle Christmas Fair


Dash of Silver Male Cancer Awareness Charity. To assist the charity to support cancer patients in the local area


Shakespeare Primary School: Contribution to a theatre trip in January for pupils of Shakespeare Primary School




Paying towards improving access to the Budshead Wood Pond area, and installation of an educational pond dipping platform.


To contribute towards the Fit and Fed project for February Half Term in the Honicknowle Ward.




To contribute towards Community After School Club's provision of age appropriate toys and activities for older children at Honicknowle Commnet Ltd.




To contribute towards booking author Clive Pig for the Reading Festival at Shakespeare Primary School.


To contribute towards the installation of CCTV in Ernesettle which will help the community.


To provide Hi-Vis jackets for Clean Our Patch litter picking community group.


Grand Total





Community Grants Scheme 2017/18





Crowd funding - Barefoot Space Shot Crowd funder




Contribution towards new play park at Wollaton Grove, West park and improved Play Park at Ernesettle Green




To support the Honicknowle Commnet after school club and activities




St Budeaux Church Fun on the Green


Tree improvements R/o 72 Ringmore Way, West Park 1 in No Norway Maple and 5 smaller stems crown reduce 30% and back to fence line 1 young Norway Maple undercrown of medium tree fell


Grand Total





Community Grant Scheme 2016 to 2017



1.   Ernesettle Community Gym Patients registered at Ernesettle Primary Care Centre and the wider general population.


Mini First Aid course


New laptops for Honicknowle Commnet to help with after school activities


repairs to the damaged play site in Honicknowle


Grand Total


1     -The overpayment was an administrative error by the community grant team and NO fault lies with Councillor Lowry




Community Grant Scheme 2015 to 2016



You Can do It Achievement Awards Ceremony 2015 (joint application with other Councillors)


Donation towards the Jasmine and Central Delivery Suite – Derriford Hospital


Community Orchard for Honicknowle (joint application with Councillor Smith £1603.41)


Trees lifted & thinned front of Galsworthy Close (joint application with Councillor Smith £420)


Tree work at Tynedale Gardens (joint application with Councillor Smith £420)


Bench for Honicknowle Orchard





Community Grant Scheme 2014 to 2015



Table cloths & cutlery for St Budeaux Church Community Hall


Honicknowle Play Scheme (joint application with Councillor Peter Smith £500)


Installation of 2 benches in Ernesettle (joint application with Cllr Peter Smith £615)


Landscape enhancement for Lakeside Drive, Ernesettle Green & Honicknowle Green (joint application with Councillor Peter Smith  £2002.50 - funds returned from previous  project that didn’t proceed was  split between Councillors Lowry & Smith)


Walking football


Ernesettle Tea & Toast