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Richard Guichard

Political Career

Richard Guichard has served in the following posts:

Mayoralty

Medway Council

Gillingham Borough Council

Only periods where Richard Guichard represented Medway are included in this section. Some of Medway's current and former representatives have also represented other parts of the country in local government, devolved assemblies and both houses of parliament.

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 Richard Guichard received each year in allowances and expenses was:

  Total £17,872.97
Basic allowance £17,642.57
Travel and subsistence £230.40

Allowances information is only available from 2005 onwards. Click on a year to see how Richard Guichard's allowances compared to the other councillors for that year.

Voting History

Most decisions taken by councillors at meetings of the full 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 Richard Guichard are as follows:

2003 to 2007

2000 to 2003

Recorded votes are only available from December 2001 onwards. Click on a vote to see the full details of the motion and how the other councillors voted.

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