HC Deb 03 December 1973 vol 865 cc268-9W
Mr. Michael Cocks

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will approve paying an additional allowance to chairmen of local council committees in view of the additional responsibilities inherent in the job of chairman.

Mr. Graham Page

No. But chairmen of committees are likely to be more heavily engaged on council work than other councillors, and so will qualify for higher total payments of attendance allowance.

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