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Teresa Murray
Councillor for Rochester East
Deputy Leader of the Labour Group
Provisional #Medway2019 Candidate

Rochester East
Labour

Terms of Office

Teresa Murray has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Rochester East 1 May 2003 -
  Troy Town 4 May 2000 - 1 May 2003

Committee Appointments

Teresa Murray serves on the following committees:

Business Support Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Joint NHS Scrutiny Committee with Kent County Council

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 Teresa Murray received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£7,460.00£0.00£16,349.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£7,415.00£0.00£16,251.00
2015/2016£8,783.00£7,133.00£0.00£15,916.00
2014/2015£8,730.84£7,326.72£0.00£16,057.56
2013/2014£8,730.84£7,326.72£0.00£16,057.56
2012/2013£8,755.37£7,189.51£0.00£15,944.88
2011/2012£9,025.20£5,680.20£0.00£14,705.40
2010/2011£9,025.20£5,680.20£0.00£14,705.40
2009/2010£9,025.20£5,680.20£0.00£14,705.40
2008/2009£8,935.80£5,623.92£0.00£14,559.72
2007/2008£8,696.64£5,267.45£0.00£13,964.09
2006/2007£8,486.63£5,341.20£0.00£13,827.83
2005/2006£8,243.40£5,189.88£0.00£13,433.28
Totals£114,163.12£82,314.00£0.00£196,477.12

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 22 0 100.0%
2011-2015 24 1 96.0%
2007-2011 9 3 75.0%
Total 55 4 93.2%

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 Teresa Murray are as follows:

2015 to 2019

2011 to 2015

2007 to 2011

2003 to 2007

2000 to 2003

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

Teresa Murray has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2019: Rochester East
  Teresa Murray Provisional
2015: Rochester East
  Teresa Margaret Murray 1,861 Elected
2011: Rochester East
  Teresa Margaret Murray 1,570 Elected
2007: Rochester East
  Teresa Margaret Murray 1,460 Elected
2003: Rochester East
  Teresa Margaret Murray 955 Elected
2000: Troy Town
  Teresa Margaret Murray 719 Elected

UK Parliament
2017: Rochester & Strood
 Teresa Margaret Murray19,382Not Elected
2010: Rochester & Strood
 Teresa Margaret Murray13,651Not Elected

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