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Diane Chambers

Councillor for Hempstead and Wigmore

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Terms of Office

Diane Chambers has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council

Hempstead and Wigmore
  1 May 2003 -

Hempstead and Wigmore
  1 May 1997 - 1 May 2003

Committee Appointments

Diane Chambers serves on the following committees:

Councillor Conduct Committee (Chairman)
Licensing and Safety Committee (Chairman)
Licensing Sub-Committee of Licensing and Safety Committee (Chairman)
Planning Committee (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 Diane Chambers received each year for these was:

2017/2018 2017/2018 2017/2018 £16,575.00

Basic £8,889.00
Special Responsibility £7,686.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2016/2017 2016/2017 2016/2017 £16,508.00

Basic £8,836.00
Special Responsibility £7,672.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2015/2016 2015/2016 2015/2016 £15,933.00

Basic £8,783.00
Special Responsibility £7,150.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2014/2015 2014/2015 2014/2015 £16,184.68

Basic £8,730.84
Special Responsibility £7,453.84
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2013/2014 2013/2014 2013/2014 £16,184.68

Basic £8,730.84
Special Responsibility £7,453.84
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2012/2013 2012/2013 2012/2013 £16,261.56

Basic £8,755.37
Special Responsibility £7,506.19
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2011/2012 2011/2012 2011/2012 £16,795.86

Basic £9,025.20
Special Responsibility £7,770.66
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2010/2011 2010/2011 2010/2011 £16,782.56

Basic £9,025.20
Special Responsibility £7,704.96
Travel & Subsistence £52.40
All councillors

2009/2010 2009/2010 2009/2010 £16,916.56

Basic £9,025.20
Special Responsibility £7,836.36
Travel & Subsistence £55.00
All councillors

2008/2009 2008/2009 2008/2009 £16,737.48

Basic £8,935.80
Special Responsibility £7,693.68
Travel & Subsistence £108.00
All councillors

2007/2008 2007/2008 2007/2008 £16,080.68

Basic £8,696.64
Special Responsibility £7,211.64
Travel & Subsistence £172.40
All councillors

2006/2007 2006/2007 2006/2007 £15,973.43

Basic £8,486.63
Special Responsibility £7,245.20
Travel & Subsistence £241.60
All councillors

2005/2006 2005/2006 2005/2006 £14,844.21

Basic £8,243.40
Special Responsibility £6,334.01
Travel & Subsistence £266.80
All councillors

Total Total £211,777.70

Basic £114,163.12
Special Responsibility £96,718.38
Travel & Subsistence £896.20

Allowances information is only available from 2005 onwards. Click on a year to see a detailed breakdown of Diane Chambers's allowances. Click on "all councillors" to see how Diane Chambers'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. Diane Chambers's attendance record is as follows:

Attendance records are only available from February 2010 onwards. Click on "present" to see which meetings Diane Chambers attended in each term or click on "absent" to see which meetings Diane Chambers 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 Diane Chambers are as follows:

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

Diane Chambers has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council

2 May 2019
Hempstead and Wigmore
  Diane Margaret Chambers 1,641 Elected

7 May 2015
Hempstead and Wigmore
  Diane Margaret Chambers 3,666 Elected

5 May 2011
Hempstead and Wigmore
  Diane Margaret Chambers 1,805 Elected

3 May 2007
Hempstead and Wigmore
  Diane Margaret Chambers 1,470 Elected

1 May 2003
Hempstead and Wigmore
  Diane Chambers 1,415 Elected

4 May 2000
Hempstead and Wigmore
  Diane Margaret Chambers 1,398 Elected

1 May 1997
Hempstead and Wigmore
  Diane Margaret Chambers 2,429 Elected

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

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