Medway Elects
Dan McDonald
Councillor for Gillingham South

Terms of Office

Dan McDonald has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Gillingham South 7 May 2015 -

Committee Appointments

Dan McDonald serves on the following committees:

Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Licensing and Safety Committee
Licensing Sub-Committee of Licensing and Safety Committee
Planning 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 Dan McDonald received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£97.00£0.00£8,986.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£64.00£0.00£8,900.00
2015/2016£7,815.00£128.00£0.00£7,943.00
Totals£25,540.00£289.00£0.00£25,829.00

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 19 2 90.5%
Total 19 2 90.5%

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 Dan McDonald are as follows:

2015 to 2019

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

Dan McDonald has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2019: Gillingham South
 Dan McDonald
2015: Gillingham South
 Dan McDonald1,877Elected
2011: Gillingham North
 Dan McDonald1,038Not Elected

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