Medway Elects
Jane Chitty
Councillor for Strood North
Portfolio Holder for Planning, Economic Growth and Regulation

Terms of Office

Jane Chitty has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Strood North 1 May 2003 -
  Rede Court 1 May 1997 - 1 May 2003

Committee Appointments

Jane Chitty 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 Jane Chitty received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 20 1 95.2%
2011-2015 24 1 96.0%
2007-2011 10 2 83.3%
Total 54 4 93.1%

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 Jane Chitty 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 Jane Chitty 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

Jane Chitty has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2019: Strood North
 Jane Chitty
2015: Strood North
 Elizabeth Jane Chitty2,673Elected
2011: Strood North
 Jane Chitty2,016Elected
2007: Strood North
 Jane Chitty1,771Elected
2003: Strood North
 Elizabeth Jane Chitty1,604Elected
2000: Rede Court
 Elizabeth Jane Chitty950Elected
1997: Rede Court
 Elizabeth Jane Chitty1,704Elected

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