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Councillor Allowances

Councillors' Allowances

The Council is required by law to make a Scheme of Allowances for Councillors and to decide the amounts to be paid to them under the Scheme.  A copy of the current Scheme is contained in the Council's Constitution.

The Council is also required to establish and maintain an Independent Remuneration Panel which will advise Council on its Scheme. The Council must have regard to the Panel's advice when taking decisions in relation to the nature and level of allowances payable to Councillors.

The Independent Remuneration Panel is Chaired by Professor Michael Clarks and currently comprises the following Independent members:-
Independent Member  Position
Professor Michael Clarke Former Vice-Principal of University of Birmingham (Chairman)
Leslie Gunde  Public Representative
Professor Paul Jackson  University of Birmingham
Andrew Manning -Cox  Partner - Wragge & Co LLP
Richard Quallington Chief Executive Community First


Copies of previous reports published by the Panel can be viewed here:-

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This page was last reviewed 28 August 2013 at 11:33.
The page is next due for review 24 February 2015.