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Tashi Bhutia

Councillor for Princes Park

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Terms of Office

Tashi Bhutia has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council

Princes Park
  7 May 2015 -

Luton and Wayfield
  3 Sep 2009 - 5 May 2011

Committee Appointments

Tashi Bhutia serves on the following committees:

Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Licensing and Safety Committee
Licensing Sub-Committee
Planning Committee
Regeneration, Culture and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Vice Chairman)

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 Tashi Bhutia received each year for these was:

2018/2019 2018/2019 2018/2019 £12,823.00

Basic £8,987.00
Special Responsibility £3,836.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2017/2018 2017/2018 2017/2018 £12,716.00

Basic £8,889.00
Special Responsibility £3,827.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2016/2017 2016/2017 2016/2017 £12,672.00

Basic £8,836.00
Special Responsibility £3,836.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2015/2016 2015/2016 2015/2016 £11,222.00

Basic £7,815.00
Special Responsibility £3,407.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2011/2012 2011/2012 2011/2012 £970.45

Basic £970.45
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2010/2011 2010/2011 2010/2011 £9,025.20

Basic £9,025.20
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2009/2010 2009/2010 2009/2010 £5,214.56

Basic £5,214.56
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

Total Total £64,643.21

Basic £49,737.21
Special Responsibility £14,906.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00

Allowances information is only available from 2005 onwards. Click on a year to see a detailed breakdown of Tashi Bhutia's allowances. Click on "all councillors" to see how Tashi Bhutia's allowances compared to the other councillors for that year.

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. Tashi Bhutia's attendance record is as follows:

Attendance records are only available from February 2010 onwards. Click on "present" to see which meetings Tashi Bhutia attended in each term or click on "absent" to see which meetings Tashi Bhutia missed in each term.

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 Tashi Bhutia are as follows:

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

Tashi Bhutia has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council

2 May 2019
Princes Park
  Tashi Bhutia 962 Elected

7 May 2015
Princes Park
  Tashi Bhutia 1,811 Elected

5 May 2011
Luton and Wayfield
  Tashi Tamang Bhutia 1,268 Defeated

3 September 2009
Luton and Wayfield
  Tashi Tamang Bhutia 1,042 Elected

3 May 2007
River
  Tashi Tamang-Bhutia 660 Defeated

1 May 2003
Chatham Central
  Tashi Tamang Bhutia 524 Defeated

Click on the ward name to see the full results for that ward.

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