Decision details

Members' Allowance Scheme

Decision Maker: Independent Remuneration Panel

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Further to Minute No. 10 of the Meeting held on 29 November 2011, the Panel  considered further the Members’ Allowance Scheme for 2012/13.


In addition, the Panel considered oral representations on the matter from the Conservative Party Group Leader, Councillor Parry.


RESOLVED:          That


(1)      the Panel notes the increased workload undertaken by Chairs of Overview and Scrutiny Committees;


(2)      the Panel also notes the differing roles, responsibilities and time spent on duties by Cabinet Member portfolio spokespersons;


(3)          accordingly, the Panel acknowledges the potential to reflect the matters referred to in (1) and (2) above in a review of the Members’ Allowance Scheme following the local government elections in May 2012; and


(4)      an induction/refresh session be arranged for new/existing Panel Members in early March 2012 and a formal, further meeting of the Panel be arranged in early April 2012.

Publication date: 03/01/2012

Date of decision: 21/12/2011

Decided at meeting: 21/12/2011 - Independent Remuneration Panel