Where a member of the Council is also a member of another
authority, that member may not receive allowances from more than
one authority in respect of the same duties.
Members of the Council shall be entitled to pensions in
accordance with a scheme made under Section 7 of the Superannuation
Act, 1972, and both the basic allowance and the special
responsibility allowance may be treated as amounts in respect of
which such pensions are payable in accordance with that scheme.
Any person covered by this scheme may, by notice in writing
given to the Chief Executive, elect to forego the entitlement or
any part of the entitlement to allowances.
Any person covered by this scheme shall supply on a monthly
basis, any claim for travelling and/or subsistence allowances
to which they have become entitled during the previous month and
details of any other expenses incurred in the performance of their
duties as a councillor and for which they have not been
Claims for travelling and subsistence allowances must be made
within three months of the end of the month in which they arose
failing which the Director of Finance shall refuse to pay
As soon as reasonably practicable the Head of Governance and
Scrutiny Services shall ensure that the provisions relating to the
publicity required for this scheme and for the report of the
Independent Remuneration Panel are met.