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Remuneration Panel Member

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is looking for a Member for its Independent Remuneration
Panel (of three Members). The Panel will be responsible for advising the Council on the type and level of allowances to be paid to Councillors.
The Panel will consider:
– the roles and responsibilities of all Councillors, including those with special responsibilities
– comparative allowances paid by other Councils and public bodies and hear evidence/representations to inform its conclusions regarding an appropriate scheme of allowances for this Council.

Applicants should not be affiliated to the Council either by membership of a local political party or by close association to any Councillor or employee. Experience of Local Government is not essential. It will be important to have some experience of public life, be able to command respect within the Council and to inspire confidence amongst residents of the Borough.

The Panel deliberates during October to December each year and applicants should be available for meetings during this period.

Expenses will be paid to Panel Members. For further details, please contact Natalie Lennon on 01737 276114 or email Natalie.Lennon@reigate-banstead.gov.uk. Closing date for applications: 9 June 2017

For the role description please see here Download