Councillor Jon Taylor

Title: Cabinet Member for Education, Skills and Transformation

Party: Labour

Ward: Budshead

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
Council House
Plymouth City Council
Armada Way

Mobile:  07738859670



Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 04/05/2012 - 09/05/2016
  • 09/05/2016 - 11/05/2020

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information




Community Grants 2020/21





To support the Barefoot Project in taking 16 young people to complete a coast course in Torbay, run by an established provider. The programme will help the young people build confidence, develop relationships with their peers and youth works and give the young people a break from the confining effects of lockdown.


Grand Total





Community Grants 2019/20



May - 19

To contribute towards the replacement of a CCTV camera on Whitleigh Bridge to deterrent crime, keeping residents safe with Whitleigh Community Trust and Whitleigh Big Local.


To contribute towards the "Wild Tribe Hero's' books as well as other teaching aids for children in primary schools within the Whitleigh ward as part of the focus on protecting environment and raising ocean plastic awareness, which forms part of the environmental project supporting local residents in litter picking and educational events and activities with Whitleigh Community Trust and Whitleigh Big Local.


Oct - 19


To support the Whitleigh Community Christmas Fayre


Dec - 19


To support the Premier League Kicks Programme in Whitleigh


Jan - 20


To contribute towards the funding for 10 young people from Whitleigh to take part in the National Citizen Service programme run by Plymouth Argyle Community Trust.


Funding for a diversity project with The Barefoot Organisation, and a residential trip away in London with the youth group.


Mar - 20


To contribute towards the cost of the Plymouth Respect Festival. Cost to include hire of venue.


Grand Total 





Community Grants Scheme 2017/18





Young Devon, Children in Care Award




Plymouth Storm - Promotion of Wheelchair Basketball


North Plymouth First Responders Team. To help fund training and equipment




Hands2gether - New door to allow wheelchair access




To help fund a Christmas Fayre on Whitleigh Green




Contribution towards Jeremiah's Journey




To support Kicks Project in Whitleigh to promote positive activities with young people


Donation to support Big Local in Whitleigh. We have been invited into the area to deliver detached youth work on the streets of Whitleigh


Grand Total





Community Grant Scheme 2016 to 2017



Christmas Fayre on Whitleigh Green


Ctribution towards a replacement kitchen in Crownhill Scout Hut


Setting up costs for Josh Puleston's develooping social enterprise, Good things community development Co


Grand Total





Community Grant Scheme 2015 to 2016



Project to rewire scout hut for 1st Crownhill Scout Group (joint application)


Christmas on Whitleigh Green (joint application)


You Can Do It Achievement Awards Ceremony 2015 (joint application)


Grant to The Young Writers Squad based at Plymstock Library to help improve creative writing skills (joint application)


Removal & replanting of trees in Aylesbury Crescent (joint application)


Community compost heap for the “Aylesbury Space”


Devon & Cornwall Food Bank to collect & redistribute surplus food


Various activities for Little Monsters Playgroup





Community Grant Scheme 2014 to 2015



You Can Do It Achievement Awards (joint application)


Whitleigh Bridge CCTV (joint application)


Equipment for sensory garden


Whitleigh Kickz Project


Healthy snacks and materials for Little Monsters Playgroup


Craft group set up by Timebank