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.
Allowances Paid in 2014/2015
Allowances Paid by Councillor
The amount paid to each councillor in 2014/2015 was:
Click on a party to see a breakdown of their allowances for 2014/2015.
Allowances are published by Medway Council shortly after the end of the Council's financial year on 31 March. If a councillor left the Council or changed party part-way through the financial year, we have used their party as at 31 March, or the date they left the Council, to calculate how much the councillors in each party received.
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The Local Government Boundary Commission for England are currently reviewing Medway's ward boundaries. The new boundaries are expected to increase the number of councillors in Medway from 55 to 59 and will be introduced for the next elections to Medway council in 2023. They have launched a public consultation for residents and organisations in Medway to help them decide where the boundaries should be drawn. The consultation is open until 2 March 2020, with draft recommendations due to be published in June 2020. You can have your say on the new boundaries by clicking the button below, which will take you to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England's consultation.
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