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Members Allowances & Expenses

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2. Other allowances

Dependants 'Carers' Allowance

An allowance matching Exeter City Council’s hourly Living Wage as applicable from April of each year (together with the retention of the uplift of the standard rate of income tax).In the case of Members who need specialist care for a child or adult dependant, a higher rate, of up to £25 per hour or part thereof, can be agreed by negotiation in advance with the Democratic Services Manager.

Travel and Subsistence

The officers' scheme of travel and subsistence allowances should continue to apply to Members where appropriate.

Independent Persons

A sum of £50 will be paid to the Independent Persons affiliated to the Audit & Governance Committee for up to four hours work. The sum paid will be £100 for four hours and over (limited to £500 per person in any one year).