Medway Elects
Rupert Turpin
Councillor for Rochester South and Horsted
Portfolio Holder for Business Managament
Provisional #Medway2019 Candidate

Rochester South and Horsted

Terms of Office

Rupert Turpin has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Rochester South and Horsted 5 May 2011 -

Committee Appointments

Rupert Turpin serves on the following committees:


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 Rupert Turpin received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 22 1 95.7%
2011-2015 25 0 100.0%
Total 47 1 97.9%

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 Rupert Turpin are as follows:

2015 to 2019

2011 to 2015

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

Rupert Turpin has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2019: Rochester South and Horsted
  Rupert Turpin Provisional
2015: Rochester South and Horsted
  Rupert David Fearon Turpin 2,604 Elected
2011: Rochester South and Horsted
  Rupert Turpin 1,760 Elected

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