Medway Elects
Julie Shaw
Councillor for Chatham Central
Labour Group Whip

Terms of Office

Julie Shaw has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Chatham Central 1 May 2003 -
  Holcombe 1 May 1997 - 1 May 2003

Committee Appointments

Julie Shaw serves on the following committees:

Councillor Conduct Committee
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 Julie Shaw received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 21 2 91.3%
2011-2015 25 0 100.0%
2007-2011 14 1 93.3%
Total 60 3 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 Julie Shaw are as follows:

2015 to 2019

2011 to 2015

2007 to 2011

2003 to 2007

2000 to 2003

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

Julie Shaw has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2015: Chatham Central
  Julie Shaw 1,987 Elected
2011: Chatham Central
  Julie Nora Shaw 1,949 Elected
2007: Chatham Central
  Julie Shaw 1,619 Elected
2003: Chatham Central
  Julie Nora Shaw 1,207 Elected
2000: Holcombe
  Julie Nora Shaw 734 Elected
1997: Holcombe
  Julie Nora Shaw 2,262 Elected

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

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