Medway Elects
Jane Chitty
Councillor for Strood North
Portfolio Holder for Planning, Economic Growth and Regulation
Provisional #Medway2019 Candidate

Strood North
Conservative

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:

Cabinet

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
2017/2018£8,889.00£11,189.00£0.00£20,078.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£11,123.00£0.00£19,959.00
2015/2016£8,783.00£11,056.00£0.00£19,839.00
2014/2015£8,730.84£10,990.08£0.00£19,720.92
2013/2014£8,730.84£10,990.08£0.00£19,720.92
2012/2013£8,755.37£11,020.94£125.00£19,901.31
2011/2012£9,025.20£11,360.40£240.40£20,626.00
2010/2011£9,025.20£11,360.40£0.00£20,385.60
2009/2010£9,025.20£11,360.40£177.60£20,563.20
2008/2009£8,935.80£11,247.84£244.80£20,428.44
2007/2008£8,696.64£10,534.90£293.90£19,525.44
2006/2007£8,486.63£10,682.52£1,042.80£20,211.95
2005/2006£8,243.40£10,379.76£693.30£19,316.46
Totals£114,163.12£143,295.32£2,817.80£260,276.24

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 22 1 95.7%
2011-2015 24 1 96.0%
2007-2011 12 3 80.0%
Total 58 5 92.1%

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 Provisional
2015: Strood North
  Elizabeth Jane Chitty 2,673 Elected
2011: Strood North
  Jane Chitty 2,016 Elected
2007: Strood North
  Jane Chitty 1,771 Elected
2003: Strood North
  Elizabeth Jane Chitty 1,604 Elected
2000: Rede Court
  Elizabeth Jane Chitty 950 Elected
1997: Rede Court
  Elizabeth Jane Chitty 1,704 Elected

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

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