Medway Elects
Peter Hicks
Councillor for Strood Rural

Terms of Office

Peter Hicks has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Strood Rural 3 May 2007 -
  Strood South 1 May 2003 - 3 May 2007

Committee Appointments

Peter Hicks serves on the following committees:

Councillor Conduct Committee (Chairman)
Employment Matters Committee
Licensing and Safety Committee
Planning Committee (Vice Chairman)
Regeneration, Culture and Environment Overview and Scrutiny 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 Peter Hicks received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£3,795.00£0.00£12,684.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£3,869.00£0.00£12,705.00
2015/2016£8,783.00£4,835.00£0.00£13,618.00
2014/2015£8,730.84£10,990.08£0.00£19,720.92
2013/2014£8,730.84£10,027.24£26.30£18,784.38
2012/2013£8,755.37£5,701.15£0.00£14,456.52
2011/2012£9,025.20£5,943.00£0.00£14,968.20
2010/2011£9,025.20£5,425.72£32.55£14,483.47
2009/2010£9,025.20£3,950.76£0.00£12,975.96
2008/2009£8,935.80£3,879.36£0.00£12,815.16
2007/2008£8,696.64£3,543.28£0.00£12,239.92
2006/2007£8,486.63£3,714.43£0.00£12,201.06
2005/2006£8,243.40£2,722.50£0.00£10,965.90
Totals£114,163.12£68,396.52£58.85£182,618.49

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 20 3 87.0%
2011-2015 24 1 96.0%
2007-2011 14 1 93.3%
Total 58 5 92.1%

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 Peter Hicks are as follows:

2015 to 2019

2011 to 2015

2007 to 2011

2003 to 2007

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

Peter Hicks has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2015: Strood Rural
  Peter Martin Hicks 2,828 Elected
2011: Strood Rural
  Peter Hicks 2,093 Elected
2007: Strood Rural
  Peter Martin Hicks 1,592 Elected
2003: Strood South
  Peter Hicks 1,070 Elected

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

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