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Independent Remuneration Panel

The Independent Remuneration Panel was established in 2009 to review the Members Allowances Scheme for Wolverhampton City Council.

Local councils are required by The Local Authorities (Members' Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003 to establish and maintain an Independent Remuneration Panel to make recommendations on the level of basic and special responsibility allowances and associated matters that are paid to Councillors.

The Panel is currently composed of four members:

  • Mr Philip Farmer - Member of the public
  • Mr Peter Holmes M.B.E. - Member of the public
  • Mr David Seager - Representing the Rector of St. Peters Church Wolverhampton
  • Rev Nick Watson- Representing the Bishop of Wolverhampton

Mr Seager is the Chair and Mr Holmes is the Vice Chair.

The Panel submitted its pdf icon latest report in November 2013 [622kb].

Councillors will consider the report and its recommendations at the meetings of Standards Committee on 5 December and Council on 18 December.

If you have any queries regarding the work of the Panel please contact democratic.support@wolverhampton.gov.uk.