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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 Alam16143
Councillor Kerry Albiston870
Councillor Leon Allcock440
Councillor Sarah Ann Allen13112
Councillor Jenny Andrews16120
Councillor Alan Atkin16160
Councillor Christine Beaumont18150
Councillor Dominic Beck1381
Councillor Robert Bird16150
Councillor Amy Brookes18130
The Mayor of Rotherham (Councillor Alan Buckley)1290
Councillor Adam Carter430
Councillor Maggi Clark13101
Councillor Wendy Cooksey881
Councillor Allen Cowles20160
Councillor Victoria Cusworth24170
Councillor Brian Cutts850
Councillor Dave Cutts1260
Councillor Jayne Elliot18140
Councillor Michael Elliott16130
Councillor Robert Elliott880
Councillor Sue Ellis18160
Councillor Simon Evans20120
Councillor Deborah Fenwick-Green22170
Councillor Paul Hague830
Councillor Emma Hoddinott11114
Councillor Jonathan Ireland960
Councillor Patricia Jarvis15150
Councillor Clive Jepson860
Councillor Ian Jones1170
Councillor Eve Rose Keenan20140
Councillor Tajamal Khan1290
Councillor Denise Lelliott13112
Councillor Jeanette Mallinder27180
Councillor Steven Marles640
Councillor Sandra Marriott1090
Councillor Rose McNeely20190
Councillor Alan Napper23230
Councillor Lyndsay Pitchley830
Councillor Richard Price870
Councillor Chris Read11112
Councillor Kathleen Reeder12110
Councillor David Roche16141
Councillor Amy Rushforth950
Councillor Gwendoline Ann Russell430
Councillor Stuart Sansome28240
Councillor Jayne Senior970
Councillor David Sheppard20190
Councillor Peter Short26241
Councillor Nigel Simpson770
Councillor Brian Steele37342
Councillor Robert Taylor980
Councillor John Turner15110
Councillor Julie Turner1270
Councillor Simon Tweed1280
Councillor John Vjestica15130
Councillor Bob Walsh31310
Councillor Gordon Watson21124
Councillor Jennifer Whysall16110
Councillor John Williams16160
Councillor Katherine Wilson650
Councillor Ken Wyatt25230
Councillor Taiba Yasseen430