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Agenda Item No. 15(a)

 

 

THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN COUNCIL

 

COUNCIL MEETING:  25TH SEPTEMBER 2013

 

REFERENCE FROM CABINET: 9TH SEPTEMBER 2013

 

C2019            EMPLOYEE PAY POLICY 2014/15 (L) (SCRUTINY COMMITTEE – CORPORATE RESOURCES) –

 

All Chief Officers left the meeting when this item was being considered.

 

Approval was sought to endorse the Council's Pay Policy for 2014/15 as required by the Localism Act 2011.

 

The Council had a statutory requirement under the Localism Act 2011 to prepare a pay policy statement for each financial year. The first statement was approved by Council in March 2012.

 

The Policy had been produced on the basis of statutory guidance and with advice from the Welsh Local Government Association.

 

The Policy attached at appendix A to the report would continue to be reviewed and updated on an annual basis in accordance with the requirements of the Act.

 

At the meeting the Deputy Leader outlined the following amendments to the Pay Policy Appendix. These were as follows:-

 

6.14:   Deletion of the last eleven words of the paragraph and the Operational Manager – Audit (a joint post with Bridgend Council)

 

6.16:     Change to the table from:-

 

 

Contested Election

Uncontested Election

 

 

 

Community/Town Elections

£185 per ward

£45 per ward

 

 

 

Vale of Glamorgan Elections

£465 per ward

£110 per ward

 

 

 

Combined Elections

£650 per ward

£155 per ward

  

            To:

 

 

Contested Election

Uncontested Election

Fees for Election

£185 per ward

£45 per ward

 

 

 

 

Single Election

Combined Election *

Postal Votes issued

£62.40 per 100

£62.40 per 75

Postal Votes received

£62.40 per 100

£62.40 per 75

           

 * Vale of Glamorgan election together with community/town election

 

10.2      Change of figures from 1.11 to 1.10 at the second line and 1.8 to 1.7 in the fourth line

 

This was a matter for Executive decision.

 

RESOLVED – T H A T subject to the amendments above, the Pay Policy as attached at "Appendix A" to the report be referred to Council at its meeting on the 25th September 2013 for approval, and that the existing Appendix be replaced by a revised Appendix taking the above amendments into account.

 

Reason for decision

 

To respond to the legal requirement under the Localism Act and to provide openness and accountability in how the Council rewards its staff.

 

 

Attached as Appendix – Employee Pay Policy 2014/15– 9th September 2013

 

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