Medway Elects
Matt Fearn
Councillor for Cuxton and Halling
Provisional #Medway2019 Candidate

Cuxton and Halling

Terms of Office

Matt Fearn has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Cuxton and Halling 7 May 2015 -
  Rainham Central 1 May 2003 - 3 May 2007

Committee Appointments

Matt Fearn serves on the following committees:

Business Support Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Licensing and Safety Committee
Licensing Sub-Committee of Licensing and Safety Committee

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 Matt Fearn received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 22 1 95.7%
Total 22 1 95.7%

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 Matt Fearn are as follows:

2015 to 2019

2003 to 2007

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

Matt Fearn has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2019: Cuxton and Halling
  Matt Fearn Provisional
2015: Cuxton and Halling
  Matt Fearn 1,761 Elected
2007: Rainham Central
  Matthew James Fearn 1,008 Not Elected
2003: Rainham Central
  Matthew James Fearn 1,415 Elected

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

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