Medway Elects
Gloria Opara
Councillor for Princes Park
Provisional #Medway2019 Candidate

Princes Park
Conservative

Terms of Office

Gloria Opara has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Princes Park 7 May 2015 -
2017 to 2018: Deputy Mayor
2016 to 2017: Deputy Mayor

Committee Appointments

Gloria Opara serves on the following committees:

Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny 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 Gloria Opara received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£6,806.00£0.00£15,695.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£5,874.00£0.00£14,710.00
2015/2016£7,815.00£0.00£68.00£7,883.00
Totals£25,540.00£12,680.00£68.00£38,288.00

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 22 0 100.0%
Total 22 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 Gloria Opara are as follows:

2015 to 2019

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

Gloria Opara has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2019: Princes Park
  Gloria Opara Provisional
2015: Princes Park
  Gloria Blessing Chukwuka Opara 1,633 Elected
2011: Luton and Wayfield
  Gloria Chukwuka Blessing Opara 992 Not Elected

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

@gloriaopara on Twitter

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