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.
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