Part 5 - Members' Parental Leave Scheme
Below is the Members' Parental Leave Scheme.
4.1 In line with the GCC staff scheme, members entitled to a Special Responsibility Allowance (SRA) shall receive the following:
- Weeks 1 to 6 – 90% of SRA
- Weeks 7 to 18 – 50% of SRA
- Weeks 19 to 52 – no payment but retain the right to return to same position or an alternative position with equivalent status and remuneration.
4.2 SRA for up to two weeks’ paternity leave will be paid at the full rate.
4.3 In the event of the political control of the Council changing and a member no longer holds the same position, the member’s leave will end at that time.
4.4 Where a replacement is appointed to cover the period of absence that member shall receive an SRA for the period of the temporary appointment.