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Scheme of Councillors' Allowances and Independent Remuneration Panel (IRP) Report

Notice is hereby given of the recommendations of the IRP for the payment of Allowances with effect from April 2018

Notice is hereby given that the Council has received a report from the Independent Remuneration Panel appointed in accordance with the Local Authorities (Members Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003.  The Panel, having taken into consideration the guidance issued by the Government with respect to the Allowances which can be paid to Councillors of local authorities, has made the following recommendations for the payment of Allowances with effect from April 2018:-

Allowance

Current

Proposed

Basic Allowance

£4400

£4400

Leader of the Council

£8070

£13,200

Deputy Leader of the Council

£4706

£6600

Cabinet Members

£3361

£5500

Scrutiny Chairmen-

Environment & Performance

Corporate & Community

 

£1024

 

£1200

Scrutiny Vice-Chairmen-

Environment & Performance

Corporate & Community

 

£559

 

Remove allowance

Chairman of Audit & Governance Committee

£1024

£1200

Vice-Chairman of Audit & Governance Committee

£559

Remove allowance

Chairman of Planning Committee

£2016

£4400

Vice-Chairman of Planning Committee

£1100

£2200

Member of the Planning Committee

(excluding Chairman and Vice-Chairman)

 

Nil

£600

Chairman of Licensing/Regulatory and Appeals Committee

£1344

£1200

Vice-Chairman Licensing/Regulatory and Appeals Committee

£733

Remove allowance

Licensing Hearing Panels

Nil

£50 per hearing

Mayor

£1344

£3300

Deputy Mayor

£745

£825

Opposition Group Leader's Allowance

 

Nil

£100 per member excluding Leader of the Group

The Panel has also recommended:

The recommendations of the Independent Remuneration Panel are to be considered at a meeting of the Council to be held on Monday 30 April 2018.

Copies of the report are available for inspection during normal office hours at Municipal Buildings, West Street, Boston PE21 8QR, and can also be viewed on the Council's website.

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