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Alex Paterson

Councillor for Rochester West

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Terms of Office

Alex Paterson has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council

Rochester West
  8 Mar 2018 -

Committee Appointments

Alex Paterson serves on the following committees:

Regeneration, Culture and Environment Overview and Scrutiny 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 Alex Paterson received each year for these was:

2018/2019 2018/2019 2018/2019 £8,987.00

Basic £8,987.00
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2017/2018 2017/2018 2017/2018 £550.00

Basic £550.00
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

Total Total £9,537.00

Basic £9,537.00
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00

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

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

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

Alex Paterson has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council

2 May 2019
Rochester West
  Alex Paterson 1,126 Elected

8 March 2018
Rochester West
  Alex Paterson 1,212 Elected

5 May 2011
Rochester South and Horsted
  Alex Paterson 1,099 Defeated

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

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