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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

Expected
The number of meetings that the councillor was expected to attend in their capacity as member of that committee.
Present
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.
Statistics
Councillor Expected Present In attendance
Councillor Saghir Alam14133
Councillor Kerry Albiston770
Councillor Leon Allcock440
Councillor Sarah Ann Allen13121
Councillor Jenny Andrews15110
Councillor Alan Atkin15150
Councillor Christine Beaumont17140
Councillor Dominic Beck13101
Councillor Robert Bird15140
Councillor Amy Brookes16120
The Mayor of Rotherham (Councillor Alan Buckley)1080
Councillor Adam Carter440
Councillor Maggi Clark13110
Councillor Wendy Cooksey880
Councillor Allen Cowles18160
Councillor Victoria Cusworth22170
Councillor Brian Cutts870
Councillor Dave Cutts1170
Councillor Jayne Elliot18150
Councillor Michael Elliott14110
Councillor Robert Elliott880
Councillor Sue Ellis16140
Councillor Simon Evans1890
Councillor Deborah Fenwick-Green18130
Councillor Paul Hague840
Councillor Emma Hoddinott11112
Councillor Jonathan Ireland1080
Councillor Patricia Jarvis16160
Councillor Clive Jepson960
Councillor Ian Jones970
Councillor Eve Rose Keenan18140
Councillor Tajamal Khan13110
Councillor Denise Lelliott13111
Councillor Jeanette Mallinder22160
Councillor Steven Marles750
Councillor Sandra Marriott10100
Councillor Rose McNeely16150
Councillor Alan Napper20200
Councillor Lyndsay Pitchley1030
Councillor Richard Price990
Councillor Chris Read11111
Councillor Kathleen Reeder11110
Councillor David Roche16130
Councillor Amy Rushforth840
Councillor Gwendoline Ann Russell430
Councillor Stuart Sansome25200
Councillor Jayne Senior970
Councillor David Sheppard19170
Councillor Peter Short26230
Councillor Nigel Simpson660
Councillor Brian Steele34320
Councillor Robert Taylor860
Councillor John Turner12100
Councillor Julie Turner1240
Councillor Simon Tweed1170
Councillor John Vjestica14140
Councillor Bob Walsh28280
Councillor Gordon Watson18123
Councillor Jennifer Whysall15100
Councillor John Williams15150
Councillor Katherine Wilson530
Councillor Ken Wyatt22220
Councillor Taiba Yasseen430