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Localism Act 2011

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Remuneration etc: members and staff

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4(1)An MDC may pay to or in respect of its members—

(a)remuneration,

(b)travelling and other allowances, and

(c)sums by way of, or in respect of, pensions and gratuities.

(2)The Mayor is to determine rates and eligibility criteria for payments under sub-paragraph (1).

(3)If the Mayor thinks that there are special circumstances that make it right to compensate a person on ceasing to be a member of an MDC, the MDC may pay compensation determined by the Mayor.

(4)Payments under sub-paragraph (1) or (3), other than travelling and subsistence allowances, are not to be made to a member of an MDC who is also a member of the London Assembly, but this does not prevent payment of an allowance under sub-paragraph (1) to the person appointed to chair an MDC in respect of that office.

(5)An MDC may pay to or in respect of its staff—

(a)remuneration,

(b)travelling and other allowances, and

(c)sums by way of, or in respect of, pensions and gratuities.

(6)Rates and eligibility criteria for payments made by an MDC under sub-paragraph (5) are to be determined by the MDC with the agreement of the Mayor.

(7)In this paragraph “member” includes former member and “staff” includes former staff.

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