Members' Allowance Scheme

Introduction

The Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council in exercise of the powers conferred by The Local Authorities (Members Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003 hereby makes the following Scheme.

This Scheme may be cited as The Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council Members Allowances Scheme and shall have effect for the year commencing on 1st April 2011 and subsequent years, unless amended by the Council.
  1. Members Allowances basic principles
  2. Basic Allowance
  3. Special Responsibility Allowance (SRA)
  4. Joint Authorities
  5. Civic Allowances
  6. Dependent Carers Allowance
  7. Subsistence Allowances and Travelling Expenses
  8. Provision of telephone and mobile phones
  9. Provision of IT equipment
  10. Tax and National Insurance contributions
  11. Pensions
  12. Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)
  13. Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP)
  14. Unemployment and other DWP benefits
  15. Combined Fire Authority
  16. Terms of Office
  17. Foregoing Entitlement
  18. Membership of outside bodies
  19. Claims and Payments

Schedules:

  1. Members Allowances
  2. Subsistence Rates
  3. List of outside bodies, which are an approved duty for the payment of travel and subsistence

This listing may be regarded as an index as the ensuing paragraphs follow the same sequence.

The scheme also contains, at Section 15, a definition of "Terms of Office". At the end of the document there is a list of outside bodies, attendance at which qualifies for travel and subsistence allowance, together with a list of activities, which do not qualify for travel and subsistence.

Independent Remuneration Panel


Payments:

The payments that were made to Members under the Allowances Scheme between May 2013 and April 2014 are attached in the following Statutory Notice:


The payments that were made to Members under the Allowances Scheme between May 2012 and April 2013 are attached in the following Statutory Notice:


The payments that were made to Members under the Allowances Scheme between May 2011 and April 2012 are attached in the following Statutory Notice:
 icon Statutory Notice 2011-12 (Members 2011-12.pdf - 43.21k)
Last modified: 31/05/2012 09:59:02


The payments that were made to Members under the Allowances Scheme between May 2010 and April 2011 are attached in the following Statutory Notice:


Note:
  1. In respect of any "approved duty", Members must not claim expenses from Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council and the Outside Body/Organisation concerned.

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