Medway Elects
Gary Etheridge
Councillor for Strood Rural

Terms of Office

Gary Etheridge has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Strood Rural 7 May 2015 -

Committee Appointments

Gary Etheridge serves on the following committees:

Business Support Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Health and Wellbeing Board
Licensing and Safety Committee
Planning Committee
Regeneration, Culture and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Chairman)

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 Gary Etheridge received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£3,859.00£0.00£12,748.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£3,772.00£0.00£12,608.00
2015/2016£7,815.00£3,111.00£0.00£10,926.00
Totals£25,540.00£10,742.00£0.00£36,282.00

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 16 5 76.2%
Total 16 5 76.2%

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 Gary Etheridge are as follows:

2015 to 2019

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

Gary Etheridge has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2019: Strood Rural
 Gary Etheridge
2015: Strood Rural
 Gary David James Etheridge2,737Elected
2000: Earl
 Gary David James Etheridge366Not Elected
1997: Temple Farm
 Gary David James Etheridge1,164Not Elected

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