Medway Elects
Martin Potter
Councillor for Rainham North
Portfolio Holder for Educational Attainment and Improvement

Terms of Office

Martin Potter has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Rainham North 7 May 2015 -

Committee Appointments

Martin Potter serves on the following committees:

Cabinet
Health and Wellbeing Board
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 Martin Potter 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£6,148.00£0.00£14,984.00
2015/2016£7,815.00£0.00£0.00£7,815.00
Totals£25,540.00£17,337.00£0.00£42,877.00

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 20 1 95.2%
Total 20 1 95.2%

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 Martin Potter are as follows:

2015 to 2019

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

Martin Potter has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2015: Rainham North
 Martin Potter1,910Elected

Click on the election name to see the full election results.