Councillors Allowances Scheme

The Council has received a report made by an independent remuneration panel recommending a new scheme of allowances with effect from January 2011. In accordance with Regulation 21 of The Local Authorities (Members' Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003, copies of the report are available for inspection at the Council Offices, Williton or can be downloaded under Related Documents.

Basic Allowance

The basic allowance paid to all Councillors will be £2,733 per annum.

Special Responsibility Allowances

The following Special Responsibility Allowances will be payable:

Leader of Council - £8,199 per annum

Deputy Leader of Council - £6,490 per annum

Portfolio Holders - £6,490 per annum

Chairman of Council - £5,192.70 per annum

Vice Chairman of Council - £1,297.70 per annum

Chairman of Scrutiny Committee - £5,192.70 per annum

Chairman of Planning Committee - £5,192.70 per annum

Chairman of the Licensing Committee - £1,297.70 per annum

Chairman of Audit Committee - £1,297.70 per annum

Independent Chairman of Standards Committee - £1,104.80 per annum

Independent Members of Standards Committee - £524.40 per annum