Medway Elects
John Williams
Councillor for Strood Rural
Provisional #Medway2019 Candidate

Strood Rural
Conservative

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:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2017/2018£8,889.00£0.00£0.00£8,889.00
2016/2017£8,836.00£0.00£0.00£8,836.00
2015/2016£7,815.00£32.00£0.00£7,847.00
Totals£25,540.00£32.00£0.00£25,572.00

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

Term Present Absent Attendance
2015-2019 18 5 78.3%
Total 18 5 78.3%

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 John Williams are as follows:

2015 to 2019

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
2019: Strood Rural
  John Williams Provisional
2015: Strood Rural
  John Williams 3,015 Elected
2007: Strood Rural
  John Williams 443 Not Elected
2003: Strood Rural
  John Williams 282 Not Elected
2000: Rainham Mark
  John Albert Williams 884 Not Elected
1997: Rainham Mark
  John Albert Williams 1,659 Elected

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