Medway Elects
Howard Doe
Councillor for Rainham South
Deputy Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Housing and Community Services

Terms of Office

Howard Doe has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Rainham South 1 May 2003 -
  Parkwood 4 May 2000 - 1 May 2003

Committee Appointments

Howard Doe serves on the following committees:

Cabinet
Health and Wellbeing Board

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 Howard Doe received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£20,514.00£928.00£30,331.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£20,392.00£854.00£30,082.00
2015/2016£8,783.00£18,833.00£682.00£28,298.00
2014/2015£8,730.84£10,990.08£580.80£20,301.72
2013/2014£8,730.84£10,990.08£770.80£20,491.72
2012/2013£8,755.37£11,020.94£648.00£20,424.31
2011/2012£9,025.20£11,360.40£487.20£20,872.80
2010/2011£9,025.20£11,360.40£562.00£20,947.60
2009/2010£9,025.20£11,360.40£728.40£21,114.00
2008/2009£8,935.80£11,247.84£794.70£20,978.34
2007/2008£8,696.64£10,534.90£914.60£20,146.14
2006/2007£8,486.63£10,682.52£930.05£20,099.20
2005/2006£8,243.40£10,379.76£735.60£19,358.76
Totals£114,163.12£169,666.32£9,616.15£293,445.59

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 20 1 95.2%
2011-2015 23 2 92.0%
2007-2011 12 0 100.0%
Total 55 3 94.8%

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 Howard Doe 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 Howard Doe 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

Howard Doe has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2015: Rainham South
 Howard Francis Doe3,606Elected
2011: Rainham South
 Howard Francis Doe1,959Elected
2007: Rainham South
 Howard Francis Doe1,795Elected
2003: Rainham South
 Howard Doe1,322Elected
2000: Parkwood
 Howard Francis Doe652Elected

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