Search Legislation

Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 141 – The Panel

157.Provides for the continued existence of the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales (the “IRP”).

158.The IRP was established under regulation 26 of the Local Authorities (Allowances for Members) (Wales) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/1086) (the “2007 Regulations”) to prescribe, amongst other things, the maximum levels of allowances payable by county and county borough councils. The IRP’s current remit only extends to county and county borough councils and does not encompass community councils, National Park authorities or fire and rescue authorities.

159.The new provision maintains the statutory basis of the IRP and introduces Schedule 2 which sets out the detail for membership, tenure and organisation of the IRP.

Back to top


Print Options


Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Welsh Assembly Government department responsible for the subject matter of the Measure to explain what the Measure sets out to achieve and to make the Measure accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes accompany all Measures of the National Assembly for Wales.


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources