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Could You Be A Member Of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council’s Standards Committee?

Merthyr Tydfil is currently looking to recruit one Independent Member of the Authority’s Standards Committee.

The fees for attendance at meetings are as follows:

Independent Member:

  • £210.00 (4 hours and over)
  • £105.00 (up to 4 hours)
  • The person appointed will also be entitled to claim travel expenses as a result of attendance at meetings.

Unfortunately the following CANNOT in law be an Independent Member:

  • A serving Councillor or Officer (or the Spouse or Civil Partner of a Councillor or Officer) of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council, any other County or County Borough Council, a Fire Authority, a National Park Authority, or a Community/Town Council.
  • Former Councillors or Officers of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council former Councillors or Officers of any other County or County Borough Council, Fire Authority or National Park Authority until at least one year after ceasing to be a Councillor/Officer of that Authority.

For more information or an informal chat, please contact Carys Kennedy, the Authority’s Monitoring Officer, on 01685 725454.

Copies of application form and associated papers are attached.

Closing date Friday, 4th August 2023

Completed application forms to be returned no later than Friday, 4th August 2023 to Democratic Services, Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN or via email to

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