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Apply to become an Independent Remuneration Panel Member

Apply to become an Independent Remuneration Panel Member

The role of panel members

The Local Authorities (Members’ Allowances) Regulations 2003 provide for local authorities to establish and maintain an independent remuneration panel. This is responsible for the monitoring of the Members’ Allowance Scheme and to make recommendations to the Council regarding the scheme.

Members of the Independent Remuneration Panel must not be: 

  • An elected Member of the local authority
  • A member of any committees of the local authority
  • Disqualified from becoming a member of the local authority. 

We have a number of vacancies for Panel Members to sit on its Independent Remuneration Panel.

The post is on a voluntary basis and the term of the appointment is three or four years from the date of appointment.  It is envisaged that the initial commitment is likely to involve four to five meetings during January to June, although this might vary depending on workload. A pre-meeting/training session will occur during December 2019.  

How to apply

You can request an application form, full details of the requirements of the appointment, the type of person we are seeking and additional background information contacting by Democratic Services:

  1. Phone: 0118 974 6059
  2. Email: democratic.services@wokingham.gov.uk

Application forms must be received in Democratic Services before 4 October 2019.

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