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Mike O'Brien

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Terms of Office

Mike O'Brien has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council

Rainham Central
  3 May 2007 - 8 Sep 2016

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 Mike O'Brien received each year for these was:

2016/2017 2016/2017 2016/2017 £8,760.00

Basic £3,878.00
Special Responsibility £4,882.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2015/2016 2015/2016 2015/2016 £20,137.00

Basic £8,783.00
Special Responsibility £11,056.00
Travel & Subsistence £298.00
All councillors

2014/2015 2014/2015 2014/2015 £20,266.92

Basic £8,730.84
Special Responsibility £10,990.08
Travel & Subsistence £546.00
All councillors

2013/2014 2013/2014 2013/2014 £20,626.92

Basic £8,730.84
Special Responsibility £10,990.08
Travel & Subsistence £906.00
All councillors

2012/2013 2012/2013 2012/2013 £20,448.71

Basic £8,755.37
Special Responsibility £11,020.94
Travel & Subsistence £672.40
All councillors

2011/2012 2011/2012 2011/2012 £21,071.40

Basic £9,025.20
Special Responsibility £11,360.40
Travel & Subsistence £685.80
All councillors

2010/2011 2010/2011 2010/2011 £20,649.50

Basic £9,025.20
Special Responsibility £11,105.90
Travel & Subsistence £518.40
All councillors

2009/2010 2009/2010 2009/2010 £18,496.62

Basic £9,025.20
Special Responsibility £8,934.82
Travel & Subsistence £536.60
All councillors

2008/2009 2008/2009 2008/2009 £12,570.61

Basic £8,935.80
Special Responsibility £3,398.81
Travel & Subsistence £236.00
All councillors

2007/2008 2007/2008 2007/2008 £8,058.76

Basic £7,901.79
Special Responsibility £61.77
Travel & Subsistence £95.20
All councillors

Total Total £171,086.44

Basic £82,791.24
Special Responsibility £83,800.80
Travel & Subsistence £4,494.40

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

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

Recorded votes are only available from December 2001 onwards. Click on a term to see how Mike O'Brien 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

Mike O'Brien has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council

7 May 2015
Rainham Central
  Mike O'Brien 3,115 Elected

5 May 2011
Rainham Central
  Mike O'Brien 2,538 Elected

3 May 2007
Rainham Central
  Mike O'Brien 2,216 Elected

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

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