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David Brake

Councillor for Walderslade

Portfolio Holder for Adults' Services

Photo: Medway Council

Terms of Office

David Brake has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council

Walderslade
  3 May 2007 -
2010 to 2011: Mayor

Committee Appointments

David Brake serves on the following committees:

Cabinet
Councillor Conduct Committee
Health and Wellbeing Board (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 David Brake received each year for these was:

2017/2018 2017/2018 2017/2018 £23,808.00

Basic £8,889.00
Special Responsibility £14,919.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2016/2017 2016/2017 2016/2017 £23,666.00

Basic £8,836.00
Special Responsibility £14,830.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2015/2016 2015/2016 2015/2016 £22,614.00

Basic £8,783.00
Special Responsibility £13,831.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2014/2015 2014/2015 2014/2015 £19,720.92

Basic £8,730.84
Special Responsibility £10,990.08
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2013/2014 2013/2014 2013/2014 £19,720.92

Basic £8,730.84
Special Responsibility £10,990.08
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2012/2013 2012/2013 2012/2013 £19,776.31

Basic £8,755.37
Special Responsibility £11,020.94
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2011/2012 2011/2012 2011/2012 £20,740.01

Basic £9,025.20
Special Responsibility £11,714.81
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2010/2011 2010/2011 2010/2011 £22,564.95

Basic £9,025.20
Special Responsibility £13,143.75
Travel & Subsistence £396.00
All councillors

2009/2010 2009/2010 2009/2010 £18,745.52

Basic £9,025.20
Special Responsibility £9,466.92
Travel & Subsistence £253.40
All councillors

2008/2009 2008/2009 2008/2009 £17,870.92

Basic £8,935.80
Special Responsibility £8,798.72
Travel & Subsistence £136.40
All councillors

2007/2008 2007/2008 2007/2008 £11,265.46

Basic £7,901.79
Special Responsibility £3,119.27
Travel & Subsistence £244.40
All councillors

Total Total £220,493.01

Basic £96,638.24
Special Responsibility £122,824.57
Travel & Subsistence £1,030.20

Allowances information is only available from 2005 onwards. Click on a year to see a detailed breakdown of David Brake's allowances. Click on "all councillors" to see how David Brake's allowances compared to the other councillors for that year.

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. David Brake's attendance record is as follows:

Attendance records are only available from February 2010 onwards. Click on "present" to see which meetings David Brake attended in each term or click on "absent" to see which meetings David Brake missed in each term.

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 David Brake are as follows:

Recorded votes are only available from December 2001 onwards. Click on a term to see how David Brake 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

David Brake has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council

2 May 2019
Walderslade
  David Frederick Brake 1,241 Elected

7 May 2015
Walderslade
  David Fredrick Brake 2,445 Elected

5 May 2011
Walderslade
  David Frederick Brake 1,280 Elected

3 May 2007
Walderslade
  David Frederick Brake 1,027 Elected

Click on the ward name to see the full results for that ward.

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