Decision details

Pay Policy Statement 2020/21

Decision Maker: Policy & Finance Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Director – Governance & Organisational Development presented a report which sought to review the content of the Pay Policy Statement for 2020/21 and subject to any necessary revisions to recommend the Statement to the Council for approval.


In accordance with Section 38 (1) of the Localism Act 2011, Newark and Sherwood District Council were required to produce a Pay Policy Statement for 2012/13 and for each financial year thereafter.


The Pay Policy Statement must set out the authority’s policies for the financial year relating to:


·      the remuneration of the authority’s lowest-paid employees (together with a definition of “lowest-paid employees”) and the reasons for adopting that definition;

·      the relationship between remuneration of Chief Officers and that of other officers (pay multiples); and

·      the remuneration of Chief Officers.


The report detailed the changes that had been made to the2020/21 Statement which included payment of the living wage supplement, the transfer of housing management services back in-house and deputising Director duties.


AGREED        (unanimously) that the content of the Pay Policy Statement for 2020/21 be recommend to the Full Council for approval.


Reason for Decision


To ensure compliance with Section 38 (1) of the Localism Act 2011.


Publication date: 20/02/2020

Date of decision: 20/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 20/02/2020 - Policy & Finance Committee

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