Medway Elects
David Carr

Terms of Office

David Carr has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Rainham North 3 May 2007 - 19 Jan 2019
2008 to 2009: 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 David Carr received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£9,389.00£319.00£18,597.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£9,526.00£334.00£18,696.00
2015/2016£8,783.00£9,497.00£312.00£18,592.00
2014/2015£8,730.84£13,678.29£258.40£22,667.53
2013/2014£8,730.84£7,479.25£194.00£16,404.09
2012/2013£8,755.37£9,343.01£283.90£18,382.28
2011/2012£9,025.20£9,598.32£229.60£18,853.12
2010/2011£9,025.20£8,703.47£316.80£18,045.47
2009/2010£9,025.20£4,774.29£337.03£14,136.52
2008/2009£8,935.80£12,191.86£129.30£21,256.96
2007/2008£7,901.79£0.00£205.70£8,107.49
Totals£96,638.24£94,180.49£2,919.73£193,738.46

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 20 1 95.2%
2011-2015 23 2 92.0%
2007-2011 15 0 100.0%
Total 58 3 95.1%

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 David Carr 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 David Carr 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

David Carr has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2015: Rainham North
  David John Carr 2,247 Elected
2011: Rainham North
  David John Carr 1,553 Elected
2007: Rainham North
  David Carr 1,182 Elected

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

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