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Barry Kemp

Councillor for Rainham Central

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Terms of Office

Barry Kemp has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council

Rainham Central
  3 May 2007 -
2015 to 2016: Mayor
2014 to 2015: Mayor
2009 to 2010: Deputy Mayor

Committee Appointments

Barry Kemp serves on the following committees:

Councillor Conduct Committee (Vice Chairman)
Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Chairman)
Joint NHS Scrutiny Committee with Kent County Council
Licensing and Safety Committee
Licensing Sub-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 Barry Kemp received each year for these was:

2018/2019 2018/2019 2018/2019 £15,619.00

Basic £8,987.00
Special Responsibility £6,632.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2017/2018 2017/2018 2017/2018 £15,481.00

Basic £8,889.00
Special Responsibility £6,592.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2016/2017 2016/2017 2016/2017 £16,791.00

Basic £8,836.00
Special Responsibility £7,955.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2015/2016 2015/2016 2015/2016 £25,855.00

Basic £8,783.00
Special Responsibility £16,938.00
Travel & Subsistence £134.00
All councillors

2014/2015 2014/2015 2014/2015 £24,634.39

Basic £8,730.84
Special Responsibility £15,419.53
Travel & Subsistence £484.02
All councillors

2013/2014 2013/2014 2013/2014 £13,437.16

Basic £8,730.84
Special Responsibility £4,706.32
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2012/2013 2012/2013 2012/2013 £13,442.77

Basic £8,755.37
Special Responsibility £4,687.40
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2011/2012 2011/2012 2011/2012 £13,782.14

Basic £9,025.20
Special Responsibility £4,667.12
Travel & Subsistence £89.82
All councillors

2010/2011 2010/2011 2010/2011 £13,858.53

Basic £9,025.20
Special Responsibility £4,748.53
Travel & Subsistence £84.80
All councillors

2009/2010 2009/2010 2009/2010 £10,161.78

Basic £9,025.20
Special Responsibility £1,042.58
Travel & Subsistence £94.00
All councillors

2008/2009 2008/2009 2008/2009 £12,589.25

Basic £8,935.80
Special Responsibility £3,463.85
Travel & Subsistence £189.60
All councillors

2007/2008 2007/2008 2007/2008 £8,104.27

Basic £7,901.79
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £202.48
All councillors

Total Total £183,756.29

Basic £105,625.24
Special Responsibility £76,852.33
Travel & Subsistence £1,278.72

Allowances information is only available from 2005 onwards. Click on a year to see a detailed breakdown of Barry Kemp's allowances. Click on "all councillors" to see how Barry Kemp'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. Barry Kemp's attendance record is as follows:

Attendance records are only available from February 2010 onwards. Click on "present" to see which meetings Barry Kemp attended in each term or click on "absent" to see which meetings Barry Kemp 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 Barry Kemp are as follows:

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

Barry Kemp has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council

2 May 2019
Rainham Central
  Barry Joseph Kemp 1,696 Elected

7 May 2015
Rainham Central
  Barry Joseph Kemp 3,473 Elected

5 May 2011
Rainham Central
  Barry Joseph Kemp 2,514 Elected

3 May 2007
Rainham Central
  Barry Joseph Kemp 2,353 Elected

1 May 1997
St Margaret's
  Barry Joseph Kemp 1,568 Defeated

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

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