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WANDSWORTH BOROUGH COUNCIL Members' Allowances Scheme 2018-2019

Notice ID: SUT0773861

Notice effective from
30th August 2018 to 29th September 2018

WANDSWORTH BOROUGH COUNCIL Members' Allowances Scheme 2018-2019
The Local Authorities (Members' Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003 require local authorities to make a scheme of allowances for their members and to establish and maintain an independent remuneration panel to make recommendations to the council about the scheme and the amounts to be paid. The Regulations make provision for London Councils to establish an independent Panel to exercise the functions of an independent remuneration panel on behalf of London borough councils. At its meeting on 11th July 2018 the Council decided not to accept the full amounts recommended by the Independent Panel in their report 'The Remuneration of Councillors in London' published in January 2018 and agreed to leave the rate of allowances, including Basic Allowance, unchanged for 2018-19. The rates adopted by the Council are:
Wandsworth Rate
Basic Allowance
Payable to all Members of the Council
£10,597
Special Responsibility Allowance
Leader of the Council
£40,670.25
Executive Member
£28,516.41
Chairman, Planning Applications Committee
£28,516.41
Leader of the Opposition
£28,516.41
Chairman, Overview & Scrutiny Committee
£10,907.64
Chairman, Licensing Committee
£10,907.64
Deputy Chairman, Overview & Scrutiny Committee
£2,804.88
Deputy Chairman, Planning Applications Committee
£2,804.88
Opposition Chief Whip
£2,804.88
Deputy Leader of the Opposition
£2,804.88
Co-optee Allowance
£746.54
Standards Committee (Independent Persons)
£400.00
Adoption and Fostering Allowance, total must not exceed
£4,400.00
Dependant Carers Allowance - hourly rate
£9.26
Independent Panel | Recommendation
£11,045
£57,085
£36,917-£43,460
£16,207-£29,797
£16,207-£29,797
£16,207-£29,797
£16,207-£29,797
£2,582 - £9,397
£2,582 - £9,397
£2,582 - £9,397
£2,582 - £9,397
The Basic Allowance covers all intra-Borough travel costs and subsistence. Members of the Council may claim reimbursement of travel and subsistence expenses for travel outside the Borough on approved duties only, under the same rules and entitlements applied to Council officers. The Members' Allowances Schemes for 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 and a committee report setting out the amounts paid to each councillor in the year 1st April 2017 to 31" March 2018 are available on the Council's Website (www.wandsworth.gov.uk) or for inspection at the Customer Services Centre, Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street London SW18 2PU, Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays, between 9.00am and 4.30pm. Dated 30th August 2018
Town Hall LONDON
Paul Martin Chief Executive
SW18 2PU

Attachments

SUT0773861.pdf Download

London Borough of Wandsworth

The Town Hall , Wandsworth High Street , London , SW18 2PU

http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/ 020 8871 6000

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