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Sam Craven

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Terms of Office

Sam Craven has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council

Luton and Wayfield
  23 Nov 2018 - 2 May 2019
  5 May 2011 - 23 Nov 2018

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 Sam Craven received each year for these was:

2017/2018 2017/2018 2017/2018 £8,889.00

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

2016/2017 2016/2017 2016/2017 £8,836.00

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

2015/2016 2015/2016 2015/2016 £8,783.00

Basic £8,783.00
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2014/2015 2014/2015 2014/2015 £8,730.84

Basic £8,730.84
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2013/2014 2013/2014 2013/2014 £8,730.84

Basic £8,730.84
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2012/2013 2012/2013 2012/2013 £8,755.37

Basic £8,755.37
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2011/2012 2011/2012 2011/2012 £8,079.01

Basic £8,079.01
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

Total Total £60,804.06

Basic £60,804.06
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00

Allowances information is only available from 2005 onwards. Click on a year to see a detailed breakdown of Sam Craven's allowances. Click on "all councillors" to see how Sam Craven'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. Sam Craven's attendance record is as follows:

Attendance records are only available from February 2010 onwards. Click on "present" to see which meetings Sam Craven attended in each term or click on "absent" to see which meetings Sam Craven 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 Sam Craven are as follows:

23 Feb 2012
Council Plan 2012/2013 Against

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

Sam Craven has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council

2 May 2019
Luton and Wayfield
  Sam Craven 556 Defeated

7 May 2015
Luton and Wayfield
  Sam Craven 1,748 Elected

5 May 2011
Luton and Wayfield
  Sam Craven 1,487 Elected

3 September 2009
Luton and Wayfield
  Sam Kelly Whittington 1,038 Defeated

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

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