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Dan McDonald

Councillor for Gillingham South

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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:

2017/2018 2017/2018 2017/2018 £8,986.00

Basic £8,889.00
Special Responsibility £97.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2016/2017 2016/2017 2016/2017 £8,900.00

Basic £8,836.00
Special Responsibility £64.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2015/2016 2015/2016 2015/2016 £7,943.00

Basic £7,815.00
Special Responsibility £128.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

Total Total £25,829.00

Basic £25,540.00
Special Responsibility £289.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00

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

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

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

2 May 2019
Gillingham South
  Dan McDonald 1,653 Elected

7 May 2015
Gillingham South
  Dan McDonald 1,877 Elected

5 May 2011
Gillingham North
  Dan McDonald 1,038 Defeated

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

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