Councillors' register of dispensations

In some circumstances, a councillor is allowed to take part in council business even if they have a financial interest in it. These are set out in our Register of Dispensations from Section 31(4) of the Localism Act 2011

Register of dispensations
Councillor  Dispensation  Date granted  Period 
All current Shadow Authority members. Shadow Authority members have a DPI in relation to the preparation and adoption of a scheme for payment of allowances to members and therefore a dispensation will be provided for all members to the 31st March 2023 for matters relating to the formulation of proposals for the scheme of members’ allowances to be adopted by Westmorland and Furness Council and the preparation and adoption of a scheme for the payment of allowances to its members. 17 May 2022 Granted by the Monitoring Officer in accordance with the constitution. To 31 March 2023.