Medway Elects
Vaughan Hewett

Terms of Office

Vaughan Hewett has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Rainham North 19 Mar 2015 - 7 May 2015
  Rainham North 27 May 2014 - 19 Mar 2015
  Rainham North 3 May 2007 - 27 May 2014
2012 to 2013: Mayor
2010 to 2011: Deputy Mayor

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 Vaughan Hewett received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2015/2016£992.00£0.00£0.00£992.00
2014/2015£8,730.84£0.00£8.40£8,739.24
2013/2014£8,730.84£1,640.61£205.60£10,577.05
2012/2013£8,755.37£11,591.28£42.40£20,389.05
2011/2012£9,025.20£1,040.30£30.00£10,095.50
2010/2011£9,025.20£5,981.72£122.70£15,129.62
2009/2010£9,025.20£0.00£0.00£9,025.20
2008/2009£8,935.80£0.00£155.20£9,091.00
2007/2008£7,901.79£0.00£172.80£8,074.59
Totals£71,122.24£20,253.91£737.10£92,113.25

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2011-2015 22 3 88.0%
2007-2011 11 1 91.7%
Total 33 4 89.2%

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 Vaughan Hewett are as follows:

2011 to 2015

2007 to 2011

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

Vaughan Hewett has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2015: Rainham North
  Vaughan Baden Hewett 1,245 Not Elected
2011: Rainham North
  Vaughan Baden Hewett 1,475 Elected
2007: Rainham North
  Vaughan Baden Hewett 1,173 Elected

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

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