Medway Elects
Rodney Chambers OBE
Councillor for Hempstead and Wigmore
Portfolio Holder for Inward Investment, Strategic Regeneration and Partnerships
Provisional #Medway2019 Candidate

Hempstead and Wigmore

Terms of Office

Rodney Chambers has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Hempstead and Wigmore 1 May 2003 -
  Hempstead and Wigmore 1 May 1997 - 1 May 2003

Committee Appointments

Rodney Chambers serves on the following committees:


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 Rodney Chambers received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 17 6 73.9%
2011-2015 24 1 96.0%
2007-2011 15 0 100.0%
Total 56 7 88.9%

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 Rodney Chambers are as follows:

2015 to 2019

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 Rodney Chambers 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

Rodney Chambers has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2019: Hempstead and Wigmore
  Rodney Chambers Provisional
2015: Hempstead and Wigmore
  Rodney Brian Chambers 3,555 Elected
2011: Hempstead and Wigmore
  Rodney Brian Chambers 1,779 Elected
2007: Hempstead and Wigmore
  Rodney Brian Chambers 1,469 Elected
2003: Hempstead and Wigmore
  Rodney Chambers 1,373 Elected
2000: Hempstead and Wigmore
  Rodney Brian Chambers 1,376 Elected
1997: Hempstead and Wigmore
  Rodney Brian Chambers 2,311 Elected

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

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