Payments to councillors to be reviewed at North Norfolk District Council
PUBLISHED: 10:02 18 December 2019
A Norfolk council has set up a panel to look into the allowances it awards to its elected members.
North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) will review the remuneration of councillors over the next four months, with changes to payments to be introduced from May 2020.
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At a meeting of the full council held on Tuesday, December 17, Dr Clive Stockton, chairman of the council, said: "This is simply to form the committee.
"We have to do it under central government rules."
And Sarah Butikofer, leader of the council, added: "This isn't something that we would chase to do as we recognise people are under a lot of financial constraints.
"We are setting up a panel."
Councillors voted unanimously in favour of forming the panel.