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Josie Iles

Councillor for Strood South

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Terms of Office

Josie Iles has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council

Strood South
  20 Oct 2016 -
  5 May 2011 - 7 May 2015

Committee Appointments

Josie Iles serves on the following committees:

Business Support Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Employment Matters Committee
Employment Matters Appeals Panel - Sub-Committee of Employment Matters Committee
Kent and Medway Police and Crime Panel
Regeneration, Culture and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee
School Transport and Curriculum Appeals 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 Josie Iles received each year for these was:

2017/2018 2017/2018 2017/2018 £8,963.00

Basic £8,889.00
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £74.00
All councillors

2016/2017 2016/2017 2016/2017 £3,943.00

Basic £3,943.00
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2015/2016 2015/2016 2015/2016 £1,075.00

Basic £992.00
Special Responsibility £32.00
Travel & Subsistence £51.00
All councillors

2014/2015 2014/2015 2014/2015 £10,535.63

Basic £8,730.84
Special Responsibility £1,672.39
Travel & Subsistence £132.40
All councillors

2013/2014 2013/2014 2013/2014 £21,184.46

Basic £8,730.84
Special Responsibility £12,453.62
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2012/2013 2012/2013 2012/2013 £14,652.74

Basic £8,755.37
Special Responsibility £5,840.57
Travel & Subsistence £56.80
All councillors

2011/2012 2011/2012 2011/2012 £8,204.45

Basic £8,079.01
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £125.44
All councillors

Total Total £68,558.28

Basic £48,120.06
Special Responsibility £19,998.58
Travel & Subsistence £439.64

Allowances information is only available from 2005 onwards. Click on a year to see a detailed breakdown of Josie Iles's allowances. Click on "all councillors" to see how Josie Iles's allowances compared to the other councillors for that year.

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. Josie Iles's attendance record is as follows:

Attendance records are only available from February 2010 onwards. Click on "present" to see which meetings Josie Iles attended in each term or click on "absent" to see which meetings Josie Iles missed in each term.

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 Josie Iles are as follows:

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

Josie Iles has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council

2 May 2019
Strood South
  Josie Iles 938 Elected

20 October 2016
Strood South
  Josie Iles 724 Elected

7 May 2015
Strood South
  Josie Iles 2,085 Defeated

5 May 2011
Strood South
  Josie Iles 1,412 Elected

Click on the ward name to see the full results for that ward.

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