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John Williams

Councillor for Strood Rural

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Terms of Office

John Williams has served the following terms of office:

Medway Council

Strood Rural
  7 May 2015 -

Rainham Mark
  1 May 1997 - 4 May 2000

Committee Appointments

John Williams serves on the following committees:

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.

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 John Williams received each year for these was:

2017/2018 2017/2018 2017/2018 £8,889.00

Basic £8,889.00
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2016/2017 2016/2017 2016/2017 £8,836.00

Basic £8,836.00
Special Responsibility £0.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

2015/2016 2015/2016 2015/2016 £7,847.00

Basic £7,815.00
Special Responsibility £32.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00
All councillors

Total Total £25,572.00

Basic £25,540.00
Special Responsibility £32.00
Travel & Subsistence £0.00

Allowances information is only available from 2005 onwards. Click on a year to see a detailed breakdown of John Williams's allowances. Click on "all councillors" to see how John Williams's allowances compared to the other councillors for that year.

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. John Williams's attendance record is as follows:

Attendance records are only available from February 2010 onwards. Click on "present" to see which meetings John Williams attended in each term or click on "absent" to see which meetings John Williams missed in each term.

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 John Williams are as follows:

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

John Williams has stood in the following elections:

Medway Council

2 May 2019
Strood Rural
  John Williams 1,407 Elected

7 May 2015
Strood Rural
  John Williams 3,015 Elected

3 May 2007
Strood Rural
  John Williams 443 Defeated

1 May 2003
Strood Rural
  John Williams 282 Defeated

4 May 2000
Rainham Mark
  John Albert Williams 884 Defeated

1 May 1997
Rainham Mark
  John Albert Williams 1,659 Elected

Click on the ward name to see the full results for that ward.

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