Localism Bill (HL Bill 71)

(7) 20The Secretary of State may remove a member who—

(a) has been absent from meetings of the Committee without its
permission for more than six months,

(b) has become bankrupt or has made an arrangement with the
member’s creditors,

(c) 25the Secretary of State thinks has failed to comply with the
member’s terms of appointment, or

(d) the Secretary of State thinks is otherwise unable, unfit or
unsuitable to exercise the functions of that member.

92E Remuneration etc of members

(1) 30The Secretary of State may require the HCA to pay to the chair such
additional remuneration and allowances as the Secretary of State
may decide.

(2) The Secretary of State may require the HCA to pay to the external
members of the Regulation Committee such remuneration and
35allowances as the Secretary of State may decide.

(3) The Secretary of State may require the HCA to—

(a) pay such pensions, allowances or gratuities as the Secretary
of State may decide to or in respect of any external member
or former external member;

(b) 40pay such sums as the Secretary of State may decide towards
provision for the payment of pensions, allowances or
gratuities to or in respect of any external member or former
external member.

(4) Subsection (5) applies if—

(a) 45a person ceases to be an external member, and