HAMBLETON DISTRICT COUNCIL MEMBERS' ALLOWANCES SCHEME 2020/21Notice ID: MF0551799
HAMBLETON DISTRICT COUNCIL MEMBERS' ALLOWANCES SCHEME 2020/21
Members are entitled to receive allowances and expenses when undertaking their duties as Councillors. The Scheme comprises:-
a basic allowance per Member;
additional allowances based on the special responsibilities that some Members have;
travel and subsistence allowances. The Scheme is as follows:-
Chairman of Council
Minority Group Leader (only applicable to a group of 5 or more Members)
Chairman of Planning Committee
Vice-Chairman of Planning Committee
Planning Committee Member
Chairman of Audit, Governance and Standards Committee
Chairman of Scrutiny Committee
Chairman of Licensing Committee
Dependant Carer's Allowance
National minimum wage (currently
£9.00) with a maximum of
10 hours per week
*Subject to a review each year (or as required) by the Independent Remuneration Panel.
All Members will receive the Basic Allowance. Those with special responsibilities will receive the Allowances indicated in addition to the Basic Allowance. The Special Responsibility Allowance will be the Basic Allowance multiplied by the Quantum indicated for that Special Responsibility Allowance.
No Member can receive more than one Special Responsibility Allowance.
Tea (absence after 6.30pm)
Dinner (absence after 8.30pm)
Notes: Tea or Dinner may be claimed but not both
The Allowance is irrespective of the actual cost of the meal.
Up to £83
Up to £110
Up to £146
(National Conferences attended by Members and Chief Officers)
Note: Where not included in the accommodation charge, the cost of all meals will be reimbursed up to £20 per meal upon production of receipts. In the absence of receipts, Subsistence Rates will apply.
Travel by Member's own private motor vehicle
Car mileage rate per mile:
Not exceeding 999cc
1000cc - 1199cc
1200cc and above
Motorcycle rate per mile
Bicycle rate per mile
Carriage of Passengers to whom a Travelling Allowance would otherwise be Payable
In respect of each passenger not exceeding four, an additional 3.0p a mile for the first passenger and 2.0p a mile for the second and subsequent passengers.
Dr Justin Ives Chief Executive
Date 1 April 2020