Local Government (Assistants for Political Groups) (Remuneration) (Wales) Order 2009 comes into force

Implementation date: 1 April 2009

The Order relates to the annual rate of remuneration paid to assistants for political groups who are appointed by local authorities in Wales under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989. Their annual rate of pay must be less than £13,500 or such higher amount as may be specified by Order made by the Welsh Ministers. The Order provides for that higher rate to be the amount on spinal column point 44 of the salary scales for local government officers, which is fixed from time to time by the National Joint Council for Local Government Services. The Order can be viewed on the OPSI website.