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  • Decision details

    Members' Allowances 2019

    Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

    Decision status: Recommendations Approved

    Is Key decision?: No

    Is subject to call in?: No

    Decisions:

    Council considered the recommendation of the Cabinet on the Members’ Allowances Scheme for 2019/20, as set out in Annex 1 to the Independent Remuneration Panel’s report.

     

    Resolved to approve the recommendations of the Independent Remuneration Panel in relation to the Members’ Allowances Scheme 2019-2020, as set out below:

     

    Allowance

    Current amount

    Number

    Recommended Allowance for 2019/201

     

    Basic:

    £6049

    39

    £6200

     

     

     

     

    Special Responsibility:

     

     

     

     

    Leader of the Council

     

    £13911

    1

    £14259

    Deputy Leader

     

    £9182

    1

    £9412

    Cabinet Member

    for finance

    N/A

    1

    £9412

    Cabinet Members

     

    £6956

    62

    £7130

    Spelthorne Joint Committee Chairman/Vice-Chairman

    £4877

    1

    £4999

    Planning Committee Chairman

     

    £5564

    1

    £5703

    Licensing Committee Chairman

     

    £4869

    1

    £4991

    Overview and Scrutiny Committee Chairman

     

    £4869

    1

    £4991

    Audit

    Committee Chairman

     

    £3479

    1

    £3566

     

     

     

     

    Opposition Group Leader

     

    £3241

    1

    £3322

     

     

     

     

     

    Co-Optees’ Allowance

    £1000 (Chair)

    £500 (Vice-Chair)

    1

    1

    £1000 (Chair)

    £500 (Vice-Chair)

     

     

     

     

    Total Budget

    £336,095

     

    £346,735

     

    1 On an assumption of a 2.5% staff pay award

    2 Based on the existing Cabinet and excluding the Leader, Deputy Leader and Cabinet member for Finance

     

    Allowance for expenditure incurred in relation to Approved Duties (Schedule 1 to Scheme)

    Unchanged allowances for 2019/20

     

    Dependants’Carer’s Allowance

     

    Reimbursement of actual costs incurred

     

     

     

    Travelling and Subsistence Allowances

     

    Motor Mileage Allowance (per mile)

     

    Cars

     

     

     

    Motorcycles

     

    Cycle

     

     

     

     

    Up to 999cc – 46.9p

    1000cc – 1199cc – 52.2p

    1200cc and over – 65p

     

    24p

     

    Nil

     

    Day Subsistence Allowance

     

     

    Reimbursement of actual costs incurred

     

     

     

     

    Report author: Gillian Scott

    Publication date: 11/03/2019

    Date of decision: 21/02/2019

    Decided at meeting: 21/02/2019 - Council

    Accompanying Documents: