Medway Elects
Craig Mackinlay

Terms of Office

Craig Mackinlay has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  River 3 May 2007 - 7 May 2015

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 Craig Mackinlay received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2015/2016£992.00£624.00£0.00£1,616.00
2014/2015£8,730.84£5,495.04£0.00£14,225.88
2013/2014£8,730.84£4,815.54£0.00£13,546.38
2012/2013£8,755.37£0.00£0.00£8,755.37
2011/2012£9,025.20£0.00£39.50£9,064.70
2010/2011£9,025.20£0.00£0.00£9,025.20
2009/2010£9,025.20£0.00£78.40£9,103.60
2008/2009£8,935.80£0.00£19.20£8,955.00
2007/2008£7,901.79£0.00£56.00£7,957.79
Totals£71,122.24£10,934.58£193.10£82,249.92

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2011-2015 18 7 72.0%
2007-2011 11 1 91.7%
Total 29 8 78.4%

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 Craig Mackinlay 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 Craig Mackinlay 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

Craig Mackinlay has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2011: River
 Craig Mackinlay1,037Elected
2007: River
 Craig Mackinlay770Elected
2003: Rochester South and Horsted
 Craig Mackinlay496Not Elected

UK Parliament
2005: Gillingham
 Craig Mackinlay1,191Not Elected
1997: Gillingham
 Craig Mackinlay590Not Elected
1992: Gillingham
 Craig Mackinlay248Not Elected

European Parliament
2004: South East England
 Craig Mackinlay Not Elected
1994: Kent West
 Craig Mackinlay9,750Not Elected

Kent Police and Crime Commissioner
2012: Kent Police & Crime Commissioner
 Craig Mackinlay51,671Not Elected

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