Decision details


Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


RESOLVED: That Council:


(1)  Considered the report and recommendations of the IRP, as attached as Appendix A of the submitted report.


(2)  Agreed the Members’ Allowances Scheme for 2023/2024 as set out in Appendix B of the submitted report, subject to the removal to restrict to only one Special Responsibility Allowance.  


(3)  Agreed the increase to the Independent Person and Reserve Independent Persons allowances as detailed in 4.9 of Appendix A and 8.11 of this report.


(4)  Agreed the allowance to the Independent Non-Voting Member on the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee as detailed in 4.7 of Appendix A and 8.12 of this report.


(5)  Expressed appreciation to the IRP for their work over the last 4 years.


REASON FOR DECISIONS: To ensure that the Council meets its statutory requirements of an annual review and adoption of the scheme.



Report author: Melanie Stimpson

Publication date: 20/01/2023

Date of decision: 19/01/2023

Decided at meeting: 19/01/2023 - Council

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