Medway Elects
Phil Filmer
Councillor for Peninsula
Portfolio Holder for Front Line Services

Terms of Office

Phil Filmer has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Peninsula 1 May 2003 -
  All Saints 4 May 2000 - 1 May 2003

Committee Appointments

Phil Filmer 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 Phil Filmer received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£11,189.00£387.00£20,465.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£11,123.00£399.00£20,358.00
2015/2016£8,783.00£11,056.00£398.00£20,237.00
2014/2015£8,730.84£10,990.08£353.60£20,074.52
2013/2014£8,730.84£10,990.08£365.60£20,086.52
2012/2013£8,755.37£11,020.94£348.80£20,125.11
2011/2012£9,025.20£11,360.40£403.20£20,788.80
2010/2011£9,025.20£11,360.40£305.60£20,691.20
2009/2010£9,025.20£11,360.40£372.80£20,758.40
2008/2009£8,935.80£11,247.84£425.60£20,609.24
2007/2008£8,696.64£10,534.90£511.20£19,742.74
2006/2007£8,486.63£10,682.52£930.05£20,099.20
2005/2006£8,243.40£10,379.76£611.60£19,234.76
Totals£114,163.12£143,295.32£5,812.05£263,270.49

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 19 2 90.5%
2011-2015 20 5 80.0%
2007-2011 11 1 91.7%
Total 50 8 86.2%

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 Phil Filmer 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 Phil Filmer 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

Phil Filmer has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2019: Peninsula
 Phil Filmer
2015: Peninsula
 Phil Filmer2,722Elected
2011: Peninsula
 Phil Filmer2,557Elected
2007: Peninsula
 Philip Filmer2,396Elected
2003: Peninsula
 Philip Filmer2,451Elected
2000: All Saints
 Philip Filmer1,062Elected
1997: Town
 Philip Filmer1,092Not Elected

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