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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 £4243 pa
Leader of the Council £10608 pa
Deputy Leader of the Council £2970 pa
Leader of Opposition Group with 25 – 50% of seats £2122 pa
Leader of Opposition Group with 10 – 25% of seats £1061 pa
Leader of Opposition Group with less than 10% of seats £0
Chairman of Governance and Resources Committee £4243 pa
Chairman of the Community and Environment Committee £4243 pa
Chairman of the Planning Committee £4243 pa
Chairman of the Council £4243 pa
Vice Chairman of Council and Vice Chairmen of Committees £1485 pa
Chairman of the Licensing and Appeals Committee £2122 pa
Vice Chairman of the Licensing and Appeals Committee £1061 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]