Medway Elects
Andrew Mackness
Councillor for River
Portfolio Holder for Children's Services

Terms of Office

Andrew Mackness has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  River 5 May 2011 -

Committee Appointments

Andrew Mackness serves on the following committees:

Cabinet

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 Andrew Mackness received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£11,189.00£0.00£20,078.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£11,123.00£0.00£19,959.00
2015/2016£8,783.00£10,165.00£55.00£19,003.00
2014/2015£8,730.84£7,326.72£6.40£16,063.96
2013/2014£8,730.84£5,759.61£220.40£14,710.85
2012/2013£8,755.37£0.00£223.20£8,978.57
2011/2012£8,079.01£0.00£115.60£8,194.61
Totals£60,804.06£45,563.33£620.60£106,987.99

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 18 3 85.7%
2011-2015 21 4 84.0%
Total 39 7 84.8%

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 Andrew Mackness are as follows:

2015 to 2019

2011 to 2015

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

Andrew Mackness has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2015: River
 Andrew Mackness1,698Elected
2011: River
 Andrew Mackness970Elected
2010: River
 Andrew Mackness631Not Elected

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