Local authorities are required by The Local Authorities (Members' Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003 to establish and maintain an Independent Remuneration Panel to make recommendations on the level of basic and special responsibility allowances and associated matters that are paid to Councillors.
The Royal Borough's Independent Remuneration Panel is made up of three people who are appointed by the Council. No one on the panel is a councillor or council employee.
The Panel meets at least once a year to review the members' allowances scheme and makes recommendations to the Council, which the Council must consider before it establishes a new scheme.
How to get involved
The Independent Remuneration Panel's membership is regularly refreshed and the council is keen to encourage new people to get involved as a member of the panel. If you are interested in taking part, or for further information please contact Democratic Services on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Independent Remuneration Panel Reports
For further information, please see our copies of reports of the Independent Remuneration Panel below.