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South Lakeland District Coucil, Shadow Authority for Westmorland and Furness. Local Authorities (Members Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003

Notice ID: BRA2406349

Notice effective from
12th May 2022 to 11th June 2022

Shadow Authority For Westmorland And Furness

Local Authorities (Members' Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003

Notice is hereby given by Shadow Authority for Westmorland and Furness pursuant to Regulation 22 (1) (b) of the Local Authorities (Members' Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003 that it has received recommendations from an Independent Remuneration Panel in respect of the Members' Allowances Scheme for the Westmorland and Furness Shadow Authority. At its meeting to be held on 17 May 2022, the Shadow Authority for Westmorland and Furness will consider the recommendations of the Independent Remuneration Panel and if the scheme should be recommended for adoption.

The main features of the Independent Remuneration Panel's recommendations are as follows:-

- No Councillor shall receive more than one SRA;

- Dependant Carer's Allowance payable based upon a reimbursement of actual receipted costs up to £9.50 per hour up to a maximum of £2,000.00 per annum;

- No Members entitled to currently participate in the Pension Scheme;

- No Co opted Member Allowance scheme;

- Details of the Allowances, Subsistence and Travel expenses are set out below:

Basic Allowance  6,000.00
Special Responsibility Allowances
Leader  10,500.00
Deputy Leader  5,614.50
Chair  2,443.50
Executive Portfolio Holder  3,367.50
Chair of Overview and Scrutiny  500.00
Chair of Standards Committee  250.00
Chair of Personnel Committee  250.00
Group Leaders  Second biggest group  2,250.00
All other groups  564.00
Note - A group must be a minimum of 5 Councillors
Subsistence Expenses
Breakfast  7.00
Lunch  9.00
Evening Meal  15.00
Non London hotel  130.00 + VAT
London hotel  150.00 + VAT
Travel Expenses
Rail  Amount of standard class fare at cheapest rate available
Taxi  The actual fare and any reasonable gratuity paid
Private vehicle  The mileage rate for travel by car to be in accordance with the maximum rates set by HMRC without attracting a tax charge
Cars and Vans  45p per mile (first 10,000 miles) 25p per mile (over 10,000 miles)
Motorcycles  24p per mile
Bicycles  20p per mile
Air  The ordinary fare by regular service and expenditure incurred on tolls, ferries, parking.

Copies of the IRP's report and the recommended Scheme are available for inspection by members of the public at the offices of South Lakeland District Council, Barrow Borough Council and Eden District Council during normal office hours or on the Shadow Authority website at


Copies of the report and amended scheme may be purchased at a charge of £5.

DATE: 10th May 2022

Linda Fisher

Legal, Governance and Democracy Lead Specialist (Monitoring Officer)


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South Lakeland District Council

South Lakeland House , Lowther Street , Kendal , LA9 4UF 0845 050 4434


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