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MEMBERS' ALLOWANCES - SCHEME OF ALLOWANCES FOR THE REMUNERATION OF DISTRICT COUNCILLORS

Notice ID: COL1956140

Notice effective from
24th December 2020 to 23rd January 2021

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 October 2020 and which will continue for the remainder of this financial year and for the financial years 2021122 and 2022/23. 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 Scheme of Members' Allowances. The main features of the amended Scheme are 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 the meeting of the Council on 15th September 2020 and implementation was effective from 1 st October 2020.

Town Hall Keith Simmons



Clacton-on-Sea Head of Democratic Services



C015 1SE and Elections



11 December 2020 SCHEDULE

Basic Allowance Chairman of the Council Vice Chairman of the Council Leader of the Council Cabinet Member Group Leaders

? Fixed Annual Group Leaders sum plus



? Amount per Group Member



Annual Amount

£6,000 £6,840 £1,800 £20,400 £9,780

£900 £96

(Groups being defined as per Regulation 8 of the Local Government (Committees and Political Groups) Regulations 1990 - i.e. they have a minimum of two Members)

Chairman - Planning Committee £7,140



Vice Chairman - Planning Committee £1,500



Members - Planning Committee £960



Chairman - Licensing and Registration Committee £3,000



Chairman - Miscellaneous Licensing Sub Committees £780



Members of Licensing and Registration Committees £300



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



Allowances for more than one special responsibility undertaken are permitted

The level of the above allowances is subject to an index linking as relevant to headline pay award percentage increases approved by the National Joint Council for local government services, the prevailing Living Wage Foundation 'Living wage' and approved HMRC mileage and subsistence levels and conditions as relevant. Dependents' Carers' Allowance

? For dependants other than children to be paid up to a maximum rate of the voluntary living wage (currently £9.00) per hour for a maximum of 15 hours per week;



? Elderly or dependant relatives must be living at the same address as the Member(s); Allowance to be paid on production of a receipt from a professional carer.



Attachments

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Tendring District Council

Town Hall , Station Road , Clacton on Sea , Essex , CO15 1SE

http://www.tendringdc.gov.uk/ 01255 686 868

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