Martin Potter

Councillor for Rainham North

Portfolio Holder for Education and Schools

Contact: or 01634 566475

A lifelong Rainham resident, Martin was first elected to represent his home ward of Rainham North in 2015. He has a degree in Information Technology and he is a secondary school teacher by profession. Martin joined the Council’s Cabinet as the Education Lead in 2016 and he has worked with schools and education partners to raise standards for children in Medway. Martin is also a director of Medway’s Music Hub, an organisation that provides musical opportunities to children across Medway.

Martin has worked hard on all variety of issues pursuing the very best for Rainham, including making passionate representations in support of protecting our rural areas and preserving Rainham’s character. Outside of Council pursuits, Martin once abseiled Medway’s tallest building and he enjoys swimming, a bit of running and regular walks in Riverside Country Park. If you need help or support you can always contact Martin or visit him at his monthly surgery.



Medway 20 Celebrations Kick Off at English Festival

Medway Conservatives were delighted to support this weekend's English Festival, held at Riverside Country Park.Those enjoying the festivities took part in twice the celebration, as Medway Council also kicked off this year's Medway 20 celebrations at the event.

Gillingham and Rainham Conservatives Host Minister Rory Stewart

Last week, Councillors from across Medway joined supporters and friends of the Gillingham and Rainham Conservative Association, including Rory Stewart MP, for a dinner at Featherby’s restaurant within the fantastic new Avenue Tennis facility.

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