Medway Elects
Alex Paterson
Councillor for Rochester West
Provisional #Medway2019 Candidate

Rochester West
Labour

Terms of Office

Alex Paterson has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Rochester West 8 Mar 2018 -

Committee Appointments

Alex Paterson serves on the following committees:

Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Regeneration, Culture and Environment 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 Alex Paterson received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£550.00£0.00£0.00£550.00
Totals£550.00£0.00£0.00£550.00

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 5 0 100.0%
Total 5 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 Alex Paterson are as follows:

2015 to 2019

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

Alex Paterson has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2019: Rochester West
  Alex Paterson Provisional
2018: Rochester West
  Alex Paterson 1,212 Elected
2011: Rochester South and Horsted
  Alex Paterson 1,099 Not Elected

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

@ajpaterson on Twitter

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