The Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (Remuneration) Amendment Regulations 2022

JurisdictionScotland
CitationSSI 2022/18

2022 No. 18

Local Government

The Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (Remuneration) Amendment Regulations 2022

Made 20th January 2022

Laid before the Scottish Parliament 24th January 2022

Coming into force 1st April 2022

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 11(1) and 16(2)(b) of the Local Governance (Scotland) Act 20041and all other powers enabling them to do so.

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (Remuneration) Amendment Regulations 2022 and come into force on 1 April 2022.

S-2 Amendment of the Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (Remuneration) Regulations 2007

Amendment of the Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (Remuneration) Regulations 2007

2.—(1) The Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (Remuneration) Regulations 20072are amended as follows.

(2) For the table in regulation 6(2) (remuneration of the Leader of the Council) substitute—

(a)

Band A – £32,622,

(b)

Band B – £39,148,

(c)

Band C – £45,669,

(d)

Band D – £58,719.

(3) For the table in regulation 7(2) (remuneration of the Civic Head) substitute—

(a)

Band A – £24,467,

(b)

Band B – £29,361,

(c)

Band C – £34,254,

(d)

Band D – £44,039.

(4) In regulation 10 (councillors’ remuneration) for “£18,604” substitute “£19,571”.

(5) In regulation 12 (joint boards)—

(a)

(a) in paragraph (8) (payment to conveners) for “£23,257” substitute “£24,467”, and

(b)

(b) in paragraph (9) (payment to vice-conveners) for “£22,095” substitute “£23,244”.

BEN MACPHERSON

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

20th January 2022

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (Remuneration) Regulations 2007 ( S.S.I. 2007/183). They substitute increased annual amounts for different categories of local authority remuneration to their members. These changes are effective from 1 April 2022.

Regulation 2(2) makes provision for Council Leaders’ remuneration.

Regulation 2(3) provides new maximum levels for remuneration of Civic Heads. It is for each local authority to determine whether and to what extent such remuneration should be paid.

Regulation 2(4) sets new levels for councillors’ remuneration.

Regulation 2(5) sets new levels of remuneration for councillors who perform the role of...

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