Cherwell District Council - Revised Scheme for Payment of Various AllowanceNotice ID:
Notice is Hereby Given that Cherwell District Council has agreed a revised scheme for the payment of various allowances and expenses for the 2013/2014 municipal year pursuant to the Local Government Act 2000 and the Local Authorities (Members' Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003 (as amended).
The revised scheme will have effect from 1 April 2013.
The revised scheme allows the following remuneration:
(a) no increase in the follows: Members Basic Allowance, as Basic Allowance £4,155.001
(b) no increase in Special Responsibility Allowances, as follows:
Leader of the Council - £7,209.00 PA
Executive Members Holding a Portfolio - £6,291.00 PA
Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee - £3,702.00 PA
Chairman of the Resources and Performance Scrutiny Board - £3,702.00 PA
Chairman of the Planning Committee - £4,200.00 PA
Chairman of the Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee - £2,250.00 PA
Chairman of the Personnel Committee - £1,104.00 PA
Chairman of the Licensing Committee - £1,104.00 PA
Chairman of the Appeals Panel - £1,104.00 PA
Leader of the Opposition £2,898.00 PA
Deputy Leader of the Council - £1,104.00 PA
(c) a Special Responsibility Allowance for the Chairman of the new Standards Committee as created by the Localism Act 2011:
Chairman of the Standards Committee - £1,104.007
(d) no increase in the Dependent Carers' Allowance, as follows:
Childcare - £8 per hour
Dependent Relative Care - £15 per hour
(e) no increase in Travelling and Subsistence Allowances, as follows:
Bicycles - 20p per mile
Motorcycles - 24p per mile
Motor Vehicles - 45p per mile
Electric or Similar Specialised Vehicles - £1.10 per journey
Breakfast Allowance - £6.02 per meal
Lunch Allowance - £8.31 per meal
Tea Allowance - £3.24 per meal
Evening Meal Allowance - £10.29 per meal
Absence overnight - £91.14
Absence overnight in London or at the National Association of Local Council's National Conference - £103.96 in total
Copies of the Members' Allowances Scheme are available for inspection at the Council's Offices at Bodicote House, Bodicote, between 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, and on the Council website at http://www.cherwell.gov.uk
Scheme is available for purchase at a cost of £1.50 on request by writing to the address below.
Alternatively, an electronic copy of the Scheme can also be e-mailed upon written request to email@example.com.
There is no charge for an e-mailed version of the Scheme.
7 March 2013
Sue Smith, Chief Executive, Cherwell District Council, Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 4AA