To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the daily fee paid to adjudicators sitting on a Local Government Standards Board adjudication panel is; whether there is a fee for preparatory 'reading in' work on a case; when the fees were last reviewed; when they are next expected to be reviewed; and if he will make a statement.
The current daily fees payable to members of the Adjudication Panel for England are shown in the following table:
|Daily fee from 1 April 2005|
|President of the Adjudication Panel||452|
|Legal members of the Adjudication Panel||379|
|Lay members of the Adjudication Panel||175|
|Fee for cancellation of tribunal date||58|
The fees were last reviewed with effect from