MEMBERS’ ALLOWANCES - SCHEME OF ALLOWANCES FOR THE REMUNERATION OF DISTRICT COUNCILLORSNotice ID: COL1715856
Tendring District Council
MEMBERS’ ALLOWANCES - SCHEME OF ALLOWANCES FOR THE REMUNERATION OF DISTRICT COUNCILLORS
Notice is hereby given that, as required by Regulation 16(1) of The Local Authorities (Members’ Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003, the Council has amended the Allowances which will be payable from 1 May 2019 (and which will continue until the date of the next Annual Meeting or 31 March 2021 whichever is first). In amending its Scheme of Allowances, the Council considered, and had regard to, recommendations from an Independent Remuneration Panel in respect of amendments to the Council’s Scheme of Members’ Allowances. The main features of the amended Scheme are as set out in the Schedule below.
Copies of the full Scheme (and the original recommendations of the Independent Remuneration Panel) are available for inspection by members of the public on the Council’s website at www.tendringdc.gov.uk. It was considered at a meeting of the Council on
21 January 2020 and implementation was effective following a decision of the Council’s Cabinet on 21 February 2020 (and the expiry of the call in period for that decision).
Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1SE
Head of Democratic Services and Elections
Dated: 7th May 2020
Basic Allowance £6,000
Chairman of the Council £6,840
Vice-Chairman of the Council £1,800
Special Responsibility Allowances
Leader of the Council £20,400
Portfolio Holder (Cabinet Member) £9,780
Chairman – Audit Committee £4,200
Chairman – Community Leadership Overview and Scrutiny Committee £4,200
Chairman – Resources and Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee £4,200
Chairman – Human Resources and Council Tax Committee £3,000
Chairman – Planning Policy and Local Plan Committee £3,000
Chairman – Planning Committee £7,140
Vice-Chairman – Planning Committee £1,500
Members of Planning Committee £960
Chairman – Licensing and Registration Committee £3,000
Chairman – Miscellaneous Licensing Sub Committee £780
Members of Licensing and Registration Committee £300
Leaders of Groups of Councillors (the minimum size of a Group is two Members) £900/£96 per Group Member
Allowances for more than one special responsibility undertaken are permitted.
Dependants’ Carers’ Allowances shall remain at £9.00ph and mileage and subsistence allowances shall be those applicable in May 2019 as adopted by the HMRC as not including an element that is taxable.