Independent Person, Recruitment

The Shadow Authority for Westmorland and Furness Council is looking for people from the local community to sit on the new Independent Remuneration Panel (IRP) to help make recommendations on the level of councillors’ allowances.

The role

Meetings of the IRP are held, on average, four or five times a year and allowances are paid to panel members for their attendance. 

The panel’s work is considered to be essential in providing an impartial view on allowances which enhances public confidence in the process.

There are currently five vacancies. 

We would like to hear from anyone interested in becoming a part of an essential function of the new Westmorland and Furness Council.

Full details are available in the Independent Remuneration Panel Information Pack

How to apply

Closing date for completed application forms, including the names and addresses of two people for references, is 12pm on Friday 9 September 2022 and they should be sent to: Lisa Tremble, Shadow Authority for Westmorland and Furness Council c/o Eden District Council, Town Hall, Penrith, CA11 7QR or Lisa.Tremble@eden.gov.uk