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Attendance summary

Attendance records at Council and committee meetings for Councillors can be found below.

The attendance records do not reflect councillors' other commitments, which can have a significant workload and time commitment attached. Many councillors, in particular Cabinet Members and Committee Chairs, attend a wide range of other meetings and events. Councillors also have an important ward role in representing constituents and answering their concerns. The amount of time that councillors spend on non-committee related work is not recorded.

It should be noted that attendance at meetings may be affected by personal circumstances, such as bereavement or ill health. Unless the Council has given a dispensation for non-attendance in accordance with Section 85(1) of the Local Government Act 1972, a councillor who fails to attend a single meeting throughout a six month period shall cease to hold the office of councillor.

Explanation of the statistics columns

The number of meetings that the councillor was expected to attend in their capacity as member of that committee.
The number of meetings that the councillor attended in their capacity as member of that committee.
In attendance
The number of meetings that the councillor attended in a capacity other than committee member, for example a voluntary attendance out of personal interest for a topic being discussed.
Councillor Expected Present In attendance
Councillor Saghir Alam13122
Councillor Kerry Albiston750
Councillor Leon Allcock310
Councillor Sarah Ann Allen1093
The Mayor (Councillor Jenny Andrews)960
Councillor Alan Atkin17110
Councillor Christine Beaumont19170
Councillor Dominic Beck1190
Councillor Robert Bird14120
Councillor Amy Brookes1290
Councillor Alan Buckley1380
Councillor Adam Carter330
Councillor Maggi Clark13121
Councillor Wendy Cooksey761
Councillor Allen Cowles15140
Councillor Victoria Cusworth18160
Councillor Brian Cutts760
Councillor Dave Cutts1180
Councillor Jayne Elliot12120
Councillor Michael Elliott13100
Councillor Robert Elliott660
Councillor Sue Ellis18180
Councillor Simon Evans1110
Councillor Deborah Fenwick-Green1290
Councillor Paul Hague810
Councillor Emma Hoddinott980
Councillor Jonathan Ireland990
Councillor Patricia Jarvis18180
Councillor Clive Jepson750
Councillor Ian Jones11110
Councillor Eve Rose Keenan17170
Councillor Tajamal Khan11100
Councillor Denise Lelliott1180
Councillor Jeanette Mallinder22190
Councillor Steven Marles640
Councillor Sandra Marriott980
Councillor Rose McNeely19170
Councillor Alan Napper22180
Councillor Lyndsay Pitchley620
Councillor Richard Price770
Councillor Chris Read881
Councillor Kathleen Reeder12110
Councillor David Roche13120
Councillor Amy Rushforth750
Councillor Gwendoline Ann Russell660
Councillor Stuart Sansome21180
Councillor Jayne Senior760
Councillor David Sheppard19161
Councillor Peter Short18130
Councillor Nigel Simpson660
Councillor Brian Steele34301
Councillor Robert Taylor1080
Councillor John Turner12100
Councillor Julie Turner730
Councillor Simon Tweed15120
Councillor John Vjestica15140
Councillor Bob Walsh27270
Councillor Gordon Watson16112
Councillor Jennifer Whysall1590
Councillor John Williams15130
Councillor Katherine Wilson640
Councillor Ken Wyatt21190
Councillor Taiba Yasseen430