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

Notice ID: BRA2433860

Notice effective from
16th June 2022 to 16th July 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 16 (1) of the Local Authorities (Members' Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003 that following consideration of recommendations from an Independent Remuneration Panel the Shadow Authority has resolved to adopt a Members Allowances Scheme with effect from 9 May 2022.
The main features of the Scheme 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;

- 50% of the Basic and SRA allowances be paid in the 'Shadow' period.

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

50% (of £12,000) payable n Shadow period)

Basic Allowance £6,000

Leader  0
Deputy Leader  0
Chair  0
Executive Portfolio Holder  0
Chair of Overview and Scrutiny  0
Chair of Standards Committee  0
Chair of Personnel Committee  0
Group Leaders
Note - A group for this allowance must be a minimum of 5 Councillors
Second biggest froup  0
All other groups  0

Each Special Responsibility Allowance is set to 0 pending a review of both the Basic Allowance and Special Responsibility Allowance by the Independent Remuneration Panel as soon as possible.

Subsistence Expenses

Breakfast 7.00
Evening Meal_15.00
Accommodation Non London hotel  130 + VAT
London hotel_150 + 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
Bicycles 45p per mile (first 10,000 miles)
25p per mile (over 10,000 miles)
24p per mile
20p per mile
Air  The ordinary fare by regular service and expenditure incurred on tolls, ferries, parking

Copies of the 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.
There are vacancies on the Independent Remuneration Panel, please see

for further details of the role and how to apply.
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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