Greenwich Council

Decision details

Members' Allowances Scheme 2019/20

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1. Noted that all Councils are required to make annually a scheme for the payment of allowances to Councillors and the scheme must include a basic allowance payable equally to all Councillors, and may include provision for special responsibility allowances.


2. Agreed that Allowances should be increased by 2% in line with the local government pay settlement as recommended by the Independent Remuneration Panel.


3. Subject to decision 2 above, agreed the Members’ Allowances Scheme for 2019/20 as attached at Appendix 1 of the report.


4. Agreed that the Members’ Allowances Scheme in Part 6 of the Council’s Constitution be updated accordingly.


n.b. Appendix 1 of the report will be updated to increase allowances in line with decision 2 above.

Publication date: 05/04/2019

Date of decision: 27/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 27/03/2019 - Council

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