Medway Elects
Ken Bamber

Terms of Office

Ken Bamber has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Peninsula 3 May 2007 - 5 May 2011
  Strood Rural 1 May 2003 - 3 May 2007
  Hoo St Werburgh 4 May 2000 - 1 May 2003

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 Ken Bamber received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2011/2012£970.45£1,119.74£18.40£2,108.59
2010/2011£9,025.20£10,512.15£533.60£20,070.95
2009/2010£9,025.20£10,545.00£595.50£20,165.70
2008/2009£8,935.80£10,569.81£548.00£20,053.61
2007/2008£8,696.64£9,946.44£482.20£19,125.28
2006/2007£8,486.63£10,039.33£364.00£18,889.96
2005/2006£8,243.40£10,205.04£590.40£19,038.84
Totals£53,383.32£62,937.51£3,132.10£119,452.93

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2007-2011 12 0 100.0%
Total 12 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 Ken Bamber are as follows:

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 Ken Bamber 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

Ken Bamber has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2011: Strood South
 Ken Bamber1,332Not Elected
2007: Peninsula
 Kenneth William Bamber2,036Elected
2003: Strood Rural
 Kenneth Bamber1,565Elected
2000: Hoo St Werburgh
 Kenneth William Bamber779Elected

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