Medway Elects
John Avey
Councillor for Strood South

Terms of Office

John Avey has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Strood South 3 May 2007 -

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 John Avey received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£0.00£0.00£8,889.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£0.00£16.00£8,852.00
2015/2016£8,783.00£0.00£139.00£8,922.00
2014/2015£8,730.84£0.00£160.70£8,891.54
2013/2014£8,730.84£1,132.49£273.60£10,136.93
2012/2013£8,755.37£9,184.11£391.25£18,330.73
2011/2012£9,025.20£8,611.85£213.70£17,850.75
2010/2011£9,025.20£3,786.84£214.60£13,026.64
2009/2010£9,025.20£3,410.19£227.80£12,663.19
2008/2009£8,935.80£0.00£63.65£8,999.45
2007/2008£7,901.79£0.00£0.00£7,901.79
Totals£96,638.24£26,125.48£1,700.30£124,464.02

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 16 5 76.2%
2011-2015 23 2 92.0%
2007-2011 12 0 100.0%
Total 51 7 87.9%

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 John Avey 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 John Avey 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

John Avey has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2015: Strood South
 John Fernley Nicholas Avey2,289Elected
2011: Strood South
 John Avey1,576Elected
2007: Strood South
 John Fernley Nicholas Avey1,578Elected
2000: Temple Farm
 John Fernley Nicholas Avey433Not Elected

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