Agenda item

Review of Members' Allowances 2019

To consider the report of the Independent Remuneration Panel concerning the review of allowances and seeking approval for a Members’ Allowances Scheme for 2019-20.

Minutes:

51.1    Council considered a report of the Independent Remuneration Panel concerning the Council’s Members’ Allowances Scheme and seeking a decision on an appropriate scheme for the payment of allowances in 2019-20.

 

51.2    Stewart Dove, Chair of the Independent Remuneration Panel introduced the report and thanked the other Panel Members, those Councillors who had responded and the Policy and Governance Manager for her support.

 

51.3    Councillor James moved and Councillor Watkins seconded that the recommendations in the report be accepted.

 

51.4Councillors James, Pullen and Hilton thanked the Panel for their work.

 

 

51.5    RESOLVED that -

             

 

(1)          The recommendations of the Member’s Allowances Panel be noted and the proposed Members’ Allowances Scheme attached at Appendix 2 be approved for the payment of allowances in 2019-20.

 

(2)          That the Council adopts a Parental Leave Policy for Councillors that takes into account any recommendations or policy approved by the Local Government Association.

 

(3)          The next four yearly detailed review of Members’ Allowances be scheduled to report in March 2023.

 

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