Hampshire Fire and Rescue Authority: allowances (payments)

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Authority

The Local Authorities (Members Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003

NOTE: This page will be updated shortly following agreement at the HFRA meeting in December 2017. 

Members Allowances Scheme 2015/2016 (agreed by HFRA 19 February 2014) 

  • Basic allowance - £2,943 per annum
  • Special responsibility allowances
    • Chairman of the Authority - £14,469 per annum
    • Vice Chairman of the Authority - £1,769 per annum
    • Chairman of Committees (x 4):
      • Finance and General Purposes - £7,305 per annum
      • Standards and Governance - £3,535 per annum
      • Human Resources - £7,305 per annum
      • Performance Review - £4,121 per annum
    • Vice Chairman of Committees (x 4):
      • Finance and General Purposes - £1,769 per annum
      • Standards and Governance - £881 per annum
      • Human Resources - £1,769 per annum
      • Performance Review - £1,063 per annum
  • Independent Person to the Fire Authority (in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act) - £500 per annum
  • Minority Spokespersons on HFRA:
    • Liberal Democrat Party - £7,238 per annum
    • Labour Party - £3,616 per annum
    • UK Independence Party - £3,616 per annum
  • Member for Communication Liaison - £1,063 per annum
    (no appointment made)
  • Financial recognition for Members involved in Disciplining/Grievance Hearings (should it be necessary for Members to be involved, financial recognition to equate with LGA rates in such cases)

Special responsibility allowances

Only one special responsibility allowance is payable to any member under the scheme. (The allowances in brackets will not be paid whilst the current postholder receives a higher special responsibility allowance in respect of another post.)