Medway Elects
Tashi Bhutia
Councillor for Princes Park
Provisional #Medway2019 Candidate

Princes Park
Conservative

Terms of Office

Tashi Bhutia has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Princes Park 7 May 2015 -
  Luton and Wayfield 3 Sep 2009 - 5 May 2011

Committee Appointments

Tashi Bhutia serves on the following committees:

Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Licensing and Safety Committee
Licensing Sub-Committee of Licensing and Safety Committee
Planning Committee
Regeneration, Culture and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Vice Chairman)

Click on the name of a committee above to see all its members and find out what role the committee plays on the Council.

Councillors' Allowances

All councillors are entitled to a basic allowance and to claim for certain travel and subsistence expenses. Some councillors have special responsibilities (e.g. a cabinet portfolio or chairing a committee) and receive an additional allowance. The amount Tashi Bhutia received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£3,827.00£0.00£12,716.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£3,836.00£0.00£12,672.00
2015/2016£7,815.00£3,407.00£0.00£11,222.00
2011/2012£970.45£0.00£0.00£970.45
2010/2011£9,025.20£0.00£0.00£9,025.20
2009/2010£5,214.56£0.00£0.00£5,214.56
Totals£40,750.21£11,070.00£0.00£51,820.21

Allowances information is only available from 2005 onwards. Click on a year to see how Tashi Bhutia's allowances compared to the other councillors.

Attendance at Council Meetings

In addition to cabinet and committee meetings, the full Council meets six times a year and, unless there are extenuating circumstances, all councillors are expected to attend these meetings. Tashi Bhutia's attendance record is as follows:

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 22 0 100.0%
2007-2011 12 0 100.0%
Total 34 0 100.0%

Attendance records are only available from February 2010 onwards.

Recorded Votes

Most decisions taken by councillors at meetings of the whole Council are made by unanimous agreement or, if the decision is disputed, by show of hands. However, the Council's Constitution states that in certain circumstances, or if six or more members request, a "recorded vote" may be taken, where each councillor's vote is recorded in the minutes of the meeting. The votes recorded for Tashi Bhutia are as follows:

2015 to 2019

2007 to 2011

Recorded votes are only available from December 2001 onwards. Click on a term to see how Tashi Bhutia voted during that term. Click on the subject of a vote to see the full details of the motion and how the other councillors voted.

Electoral History

Tashi Bhutia has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2019: Princes Park
  Tashi Bhutia Provisional
2015: Princes Park
  Tashi Bhutia 1,811 Elected
2011: Luton and Wayfield
  Tashi Tamang Bhutia 1,268 Not Elected
2009: Luton and Wayfield
  Tashi Tamang Bhutia 1,042 Elected
2007: River
  Tashi Tamang-Bhutia 660 Not Elected
2003: Chatham Central
  Tashi Tamang Bhutia 524 Not Elected

Click on the election name to see the full election results.

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