Issue - meetings
Councillors’ allowance scheme and link to the National Joint Council (NJC) index
Meeting: 14/02/2020 - Council (Item 46)
To consider arrangements for the indexing of the annual adjustment of councillors’ allowances.
Council considered a report by the solicitor to the council concerning the index linking of the increase to councillors’ allowances to the National Joint Council rates.
The monitoring officer introduced the report and explained that following a request from the Chairman a dispensation had been provided to all members to be present and vote on the report.
The recommendation in the report was proposed by the Leader and seconded by Councillor Nigel Shaw.
The recommendation in the report was put to the vote and approved by a simple majority.
(a) The National Joint Council (NJC) pay award applying to the basic allowance and the special responsibility allowances received by councillors in 2020 and 2021 be approved.