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Mark Reckless

Photo: National Assembly for Wales. Licence: CC BY 2.0

Political Career

Mark Reckless has served in the following posts:

Medway Council

UK Parliament

Only periods where Mark Reckless 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.

Attendance at Council Meetings

The full council meets six times a year and, unless there are extenuating circumstances, all councillors are expected to attend these meetings. Mark Reckless's attendance record is as follows:

Click on a term to see how Mark Reckless's attendance compared to the other councillors for that term.

We are still working on adding historic attendance records to our database. The earliest council meeting we have attendance data for is that held on 6 May 2009. Please bear with us while we work back to the earliest data available.

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 Mark Reckless received each year in allowances and expenses was:

  Total £35,858.44
Basic allowance £35,858.44

Allowances information is only available from 2005 onwards. Click on a year to see how Mark Reckless'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 Mark Reckless are as follows:

2007 to 2011

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.

MPs' Expenses

All members of parliament receive a basic salary and some receive an additional salary if they have specific jobs (although ministerial salaries are paid by a separate body and not listed here). MPs are also entitled to claim the london area living payment (LALP) to help cover the increased cost of living in central London, or otherwise claim accommodation expenses for a second property or hotel stays. They are also entitle to expenses to cover the cost of running their office (rent, essential bills and staff payroll) and essential travel. All expenses are within agreed limits set by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority.

The amount Mark Reckless received each year in salary and expenses was:

MPs' expenses information is only available from 2010 onwards. Click on a year to see a detailed breakdown of Mark Reckless's salary and expenses.

Electoral History

Mark Reckless has stood in the following elections:

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