Terms of Office
Pat Cooper has served the following terms of office:
|Gillingham North||11 Jun 2013 -|
|Gillingham North||5 May 2011 - 11 Jun 2013|
|Medway||1 May 1997 - 1 May 2003|
Pat Cooper serves on the following committees:
|Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee|
|School Transport and Curriculum Appeals Committee|
Click on the name of a committee above to see all its members and find out what role the committee plays on the Council.
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 Pat Cooper received each year for these was:
|Year||Basic||Special Responsibility||Travel & Subsistence||Total|
Allowances information is only available from 2005 onwards. Click on a year to see how Pat Cooper'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. Pat Cooper's attendance record is as follows:
Attendance records are only available from February 2010 onwards.
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 Pat Cooper are as follows:
Recorded votes are only available from December 2001 onwards. Click on a term to see how Pat Cooper 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.
Pat Cooper has stood in the following elections:
|2019: Gillingham North|
|2015: Gillingham North|
|2011: Gillingham North|
|2003: Gillingham North|
|Patricia Elsie Cooper||847||Not Elected|
|Patricia Elsie Cooper||601||Elected|
|Patricia Elsie Cooper||1,396||Elected|
Click on the election name to see the full election results.
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