Medway Elects
David Wildey
Councillor for Lordswood and Capstone

Terms of Office

David Wildey has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council
  Lordswood and Capstone 1 May 2003 -
2017 to 2018: Mayor
2004 to 2005: Deputy Mayor
  Lordswood 4 May 2000 - 1 May 2003

Committee Appointments

David Wildey serves on the following committees:

Business Support Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Councillor Conduct Committee
Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Chairman)
Joint NHS Scrutiny Committee with Kent County Council

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 David Wildey received each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£16,217.00£350.00£25,456.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£9,269.00£426.00£18,531.00
2015/2016£8,783.00£8,817.00£285.00£17,885.00
2014/2015£8,730.84£9,158.40£311.70£18,200.94
2013/2014£8,730.84£9,384.90£439.60£18,555.34
2012/2013£8,755.37£11,020.94£567.60£20,343.91
2011/2012£9,025.20£11,360.40£77.60£20,463.20
2010/2011£9,025.20£11,360.40£219.60£20,605.20
2009/2010£9,025.20£11,360.40£436.30£20,821.90
2008/2009£8,935.80£11,247.84£546.39£20,730.03
2007/2008£8,696.64£10,338.72£828.62£19,863.98
2006/2007£8,486.63£8,313.40£1,073.93£17,873.96
2005/2006£8,243.40£4,172.96£642.53£13,058.89
Totals£114,163.12£132,021.36£6,204.87£252,389.35

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 18 3 85.7%
2011-2015 25 0 100.0%
2007-2011 12 0 100.0%
Total 55 3 94.8%

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 David Wildey 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 David Wildey 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

David Wildey has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council
2019: Lordswood and Capstone
 David Wildey
2015: Lordswood and Capstone
 David Robert Wildey2,341Elected
2011: Lordswood and Capstone
 David Robert Wildey1,446Elected
2007: Lordswood and Capstone
 David Robert Wildey1,232Elected
2003: Lordswood and Capstone
 David Robert Wildey922Elected
2000: Lordswood
 David Robert Wildey796Elected

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