Remuneration Panel - Recommendations on allowances for elected members

The Council has commissioned an Independent Remuneration Panel to consider its Scheme of Allowances for elected Members.  A full copy of the report may be viewed at the Town Hall, Matlock or in the related documents section at the bottom of this page.  The Council will decide on its Scheme of Allowances having regard to the Panel's report on 11 January 2016.

Type of Allowance Recommended allowance
Basic Allowance for all Members £4628 pa
Leader of the Council £11562 pa
Deputy Leader of the Council £5781 pa
Leader of Opposition Group with 25 – 50% of seats £1617 pa
Leader of Opposition Group with 10 – 25% of seats £1155 pa
Leader of Opposition Group with less than 10% of seats £0
Chairman of Governance and Resources Committee £4628 pa
Chairman of the Community and Environment Committee £4628 pa
Chairman of the Planning Committee £4628 pa
Chairman of the Council £0
Vice Chairman of Council and Vice Chairmen of Committees £0
Chairman of the Licensing and Appeals Committee £1388 pa
Vice Chairman of the Licensing and Appeals Committee £694 pa
Mileage Rate £0.45 per mile
Child Care and Dependent Carers Allowance £7.20 per hour

Related Documents

Recommendations on allowances for elected members - draft report [PDF 500KB]