Medway Elects
Josie Iles
Councillor for Strood South
Provisional #Medway2019 Candidate

Strood South
Conservative

Terms of Office

Josie Iles has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Strood South 20 Oct 2016 -
  Strood South 5 May 2011 - 7 May 2015
2013 to 2014: Mayor
2012 to 2013: Deputy Mayor

Committee Appointments

Josie Iles serves on the following committees:

Business Support Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Employment Matters Committee
Employment Matters Appeals Panel - Sub-Committee of Employment Matters Committee
Kent and Medway Police and Crime Panel
Regeneration, Culture and Environment 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.

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 Josie Iles received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£0.00£74.00£8,963.00
2016/2017£3,943.00£0.00£0.00£3,943.00
2015/2016£992.00£32.00£51.00£1,075.00
2014/2015£8,730.84£1,672.39£132.40£10,535.63
2013/2014£8,730.84£12,453.62£0.00£21,184.46
2012/2013£8,755.37£5,840.57£56.80£14,652.74
2011/2012£8,079.01£0.00£125.44£8,204.45
Totals£48,120.06£19,998.58£439.64£68,558.28

Allowances information is only available from 2005 onwards. Click on a year to see how Josie Iles'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. Josie Iles's attendance record is as follows:

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 13 0 100.0%
2011-2015 25 0 100.0%
Total 38 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 Josie Iles are as follows:

2015 to 2019

2011 to 2015

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

Josie Iles has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2019: Strood South
  Josie Iles Provisional
2016: Strood South
  Josie Iles 724 Elected
2015: Strood South
  Josie Iles 2,085 Not Elected
2011: Strood South
  Josie Iles 1,412 Elected

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

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