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.
(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