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Cheshire East plans cuts to councillor allowances and training budgets

Cheshire East plans cuts to councillor allowances and training budgets

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council plans to cut councillors’ travel allowances, slash training budgets and subscriptions, and restructure staffing to make much-needed savings.

The authority is set to pass a new budget in February for the 2021/22 municipal year, which legally must be balanced between expenditure and income.

January 9, 2021
Cheshire East Council Leader nets almost £40,000 in allowances, figures show

Cheshire East Council Leader nets almost £40,000 in allowances, figures show

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council Leader Cllr Sam Corcoran received £39,076 in allowances last year — making him the best remunerated councillor in the borough.

Deputy leader Cllr Craig Browne received the next highest amount, taking home £29,177, latest figures show.

November 13, 2020
CEC councillors vote to freeze allowances – but still receive at least £12,300 each

CEC councillors vote to freeze allowances – but still receive at least £12,300 each

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East councillors have voted to freeze their allowances until May 2021 – but still receive a basic allowance of more than £12,000 each.

The authority’s independent remuneration panel had recommended allowances, paid as compensation for time performing duties in their role, be increased.

October 22, 2020
£30k pay rise for Cheshire East director in charge of Local Plan

£30k pay rise for Cheshire East director in charge of Local Plan

A Cheshire East Council director whose department presided over the much-criticised effort to deliver the Local Plan, is set to be promoted with a £30,000 pay rise.

Caroline Simpson (pictured) is set to move from “director of economic growth and prosperity” to “executive director of economic growth and prosperity”, according to a report.

December 17, 2014