Medway Elects
Barry Kemp
Councillor for Rainham Central
Conservative Group Whip
Provisional #Medway2019 Candidate

Rainham Central
Conservative

Terms of Office

Barry Kemp has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Rainham Central 3 May 2007 -
2015 to 2016: Mayor
2014 to 2015: Mayor
2009 to 2010: Deputy Mayor

Committee Appointments

Barry Kemp serves on the following committees:

Audit Committee (Chairman)
Councillor Conduct Committee
Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Licensing and Safety Committee
Licensing Sub-Committee of Licensing and Safety 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 Barry Kemp received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£6,592.00£0.00£15,481.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£7,955.00£0.00£16,791.00
2015/2016£8,783.00£16,938.00£134.00£25,855.00
2014/2015£8,730.84£15,419.53£484.02£24,634.39
2013/2014£8,730.84£4,706.32£0.00£13,437.16
2012/2013£8,755.37£4,687.40£0.00£13,442.77
2011/2012£9,025.20£4,667.12£89.82£13,782.14
2010/2011£9,025.20£4,748.53£84.80£13,858.53
2009/2010£9,025.20£1,042.58£94.00£10,161.78
2008/2009£8,935.80£3,463.85£189.60£12,589.25
2007/2008£7,901.79£0.00£202.48£8,104.27
Totals£96,638.24£70,220.33£1,278.72£168,137.29

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 23 0 100.0%
2011-2015 24 1 96.0%
2007-2011 15 0 100.0%
Total 62 1 98.4%

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 Barry Kemp are as follows:

2015 to 2019

2011 to 2015

2007 to 2011

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

Barry Kemp has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2019: Rainham Central
  Barry Kemp Provisional
2015: Rainham Central
  Barry Joseph Kemp 3,473 Elected
2011: Rainham Central
  Barry Joseph Kemp 2,514 Elected
2007: Rainham Central
  Barry Joseph Kemp 2,353 Elected
1997: St Margaret's
  Barry Joseph Kemp 1,568 Not Elected

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

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