Agenda and minutes

General Purposes - Wednesday 28th February, 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Room 3.4, 3rd Floor, 5 Strand, London, WC2 5HR. View directions

Contact: Mick Steward, Head of Committee and Governance Services  Tel: 020 7641 3134; Email:

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The Head of Legal and Democratic Services to note any changes to the membership


1.1     There were no changes to the membership.


Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Members and Officers of the existence and nature of any personal or prejudicial interests in matters on this agenda.


2.1     There were no Declarations of Interest.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To sign the minutes of the meeting held on 10 January 2018.


3.1     The Chairman, with the consent of the Members present, signed the minutes of the meeting held on 1 November 2017 as a true and correct record of the proceedings.


Members Allowances Scheme 2018-2019 pdf icon PDF 300 KB

Report of the Head of Committee and Governance Services.


4.1     Mick Steward (Head of Committee and Governance Services) introduced the report.  He referred the Committee to the new Independent Panel Report which was appended to the report.


4.2     Councillor Melvyn Caplan suggested, with the support of the Committee, that all the allowances remain unchanged from 1 April 2018 and that a full review be carried out following the forthcoming local elections.




1.               That the Council be recommended to approve a Members Allowances Scheme with effect from 1 April 2018 with no changes from the current scheme;


2.               That a full review of allowances be carried out following the forthcoming local elections.