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Item 15 - Approval of Panel Members for London Councils Independent Panel for Members Remuneration (L11/17)

Summary: 

The Local Authorities (Members’ Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003 (as amended) (the Regulations) authorise the establishment by London Councils of an independent remuneration panel to make recommendations in respect of the members’ allowances payable by the London borough councils and members’ allowances for their London Councils work.

The Independent Panel on the Remuneration of Councillors and Members’ Allowances (the Panel) was established and reported in 2001, 2003 and 2006, 2010 and 2014 in accordance with the Regulations.

This paper requests Committee approval for the re-constitution of the Panel.

Recommendations: 

Leaders’ Committee is recommended to approve the re-constitution of the Panel, the reappointment of Sir Rodney Brooke CBE, DL, Mr Steve Bundred and Mrs Anne Watts CBE to the Panel and for Sir Rodney to continue to act as Chair.