Medway Elects
Ted Baker

Terms of Office

Ted Baker has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Rochester West 1 May 2003 - 7 May 2015
2011 to 2012: Mayor
2008 to 2009: Deputy Mayor
  St Margaret's and Borstal 1 May 1997 - 1 May 2003
2002 to 2003: Mayor

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 Ted Baker received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2015/2016£992.00£0.00£0.00£992.00
2014/2015£8,730.84£31.78£0.00£8,762.62
2013/2014£8,730.84£158.90£22.00£8,911.74
2012/2013£8,755.37£158.90£42.40£8,956.67
2011/2012£9,025.20£13,747.56£31.50£22,804.26
2010/2011£9,025.20£0.00£12.00£9,037.20
2009/2010£9,025.20£687.34£15.80£9,728.34
2008/2009£8,935.80£6,143.13£0.00£15,078.93
2007/2008£8,696.64£392.36£100.00£9,189.00
2006/2007£8,486.63£3,560.88£80.07£12,127.58
2005/2006£8,243.40£3,730.32£21.40£11,995.12
Totals£88,647.12£28,611.17£325.17£117,583.46

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2011-2015 23 2 92.0%
2007-2011 12 0 100.0%
Total 35 2 94.6%

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 Ted Baker are as follows:

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 Ted Baker 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

Ted Baker has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2011: Rochester West
 Ted Baker1,658Elected
2007: Rochester West
 Ted Baker1,484Elected
2003: Rochester West
 Edward Winton Baker1,297Elected
2000: St Margaret's and Borstal
 Edward Winton Baker1,154Elected
1997: St Margaret's and Borstal
 Edward Winton Baker1,800Elected

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