The Members’ Allowances Panel undertook a full review of the existing scheme of allowances for councillors and a report with their findings and recommendations was submitted to the Annual Meeting of Council on 16 May 2019. All the Panel’s recommendations were endorsed by the Council, with the exception of the Special Responsibility Allowance for the role of Deputy Leader.
The report of the Panel and summary of expenses published in the edition of Hull and East Riding Mail on 1 May 2019 can be viewed below:
Members' Allowances Panel Report 2019 (pdf 1mb)
Notice of Members' Allowances Scheme Reviewed (pdf 76kb)
The Council resolved to ask the Panel to reconsider the Special Responsibility Allowance for the Deputy Leader in light of changes which had been made to the key areas of responsibility of this role. The Panel therefore met to consider this element of the Scheme and their findings and recommendations, detailed within the following report, were endorsed by the Council at its meeting of 24 July 2019:
Revised Members' Allowances Report 2019 - Deputy Leader Allowance (pdf 254kb)
Town and parish councils
The Members’ Allowances Panel has recently undertaken a full review of allowances for town and parish councils and a report detailing their findings and recommendations has been published below:
Parish Remuneration Panel Report (275kb)
This report has been sent to all town and parish councils in the East Riding of Yorkshire.