Notice is hereby given that at a meeting of the Finance Committee of Bishop Auckland Town Council held on 8th January 2019 considered recommendations from the Independent Remuneration Panel established by Durham County Council in respect of parish members’ allowances, made in accordance with the
Local Authorities (Members Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003
The Independent Remuneration Panel recommended the following basic allowance for parish and town councillors within County Durham
The Panel also made recommendations relating to travel and subsistence allowances.
A copy of the Independent Remuneration Panel’s recommendations can be inspected at the Town Council’s Office, Four Clocks Centre, 154a Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland during normal office hours and can be supplied free of charge on application to the Town Clerk at this address. Documents are also posted on the Town Council’s website www.bishopauckland-tc.gov.uk
The Finance Committee recommended that Town Councillors basic allowance remain at £440 per annum. The recommendations relating to travel and subsistence allowances were accepted. This was ratified at the Council meeting held on 15th January 2019.
Bishop Auckland Town Council
154a Newgate Street
1st February 2019