Councillor for Strood South
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Terms of Office
Richard Thorne has served the following terms of office:
|2 May 2019 -|
Richard Thorne serves on the following committees:
|Children and Young People 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.
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. Richard Thorne's attendance record is as follows:
Attendance records are only available from February 2010 onwards. Click on "present" to see which meetings Richard Thorne attended in each term or click on "absent" to see which meetings Richard Thorne missed in each term.
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 Richard Thorne are as follows:
|18 Jul 2019|
|Proposed Changes to the Rules for the Nomination of Mayor and Deputy Mayor||Against|
Recorded votes are only available from December 2001 onwards. Click on a term to see how Richard Thorne 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.
Richard Thorne has stood in the following elections:
|2 May 2019|
|Richard Niall Thorne||777||Elected|
|7 May 2015|
Click on the ward name to see the full results for that ward.