Terms of Office
Les Wicks has served the following terms of office:
|Rainham South||5 May 2011 -|
|Strood Rural||1 May 2003 - 5 May 2011|
|St Margaret's and Borstal||4 May 2000 - 1 May 2003|
Les Wicks serves on the following committees:
|Councillor Conduct Committee|
|Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Vice Chairman)|
|Employment Matters Committee (Chairman)|
|Employment Matters Appeals Panel - Sub-Committee of Employment Matters 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.
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 Les Wicks received each year for these was:
|Year||Basic||Special Responsibility||Travel & Subsistence||Total|
Allowances information is only available from 2005 onwards. Click on a year to see how Les Wicks'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. Les Wicks's attendance record is as follows:
Attendance records are only available from February 2010 onwards.
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 Les Wicks are as follows:
Recorded votes are only available from December 2001 onwards. Click on a term to see how Les Wicks 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.
Les Wicks has stood in the following elections:
|2019: Gillingham South|
|2015: Rainham South|
|Leslie Alan Wicks||2,257||Elected|
|2011: Rainham South|
|Leslie Alan Wicks||1,659||Elected|
|2007: Strood Rural|
|Leslie Alan Wicks||1,604||Elected|
|2003: Strood Rural|
|2000: St Margaret's and Borstal|
|Leslie Alan Wicks||1,051||Elected|
|1997: St Margaret's and Borstal|
|Leslie Alan Wicks||1,529||Not Elected|
Click on the election name to see the full election results.