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Ofcom agrees a budget for members’ remuneration, expenses and any work we commission. Our budget for the 12 months ending 31 March 2016 was £372,145 and our non-audited expenditure for this period was £369,196 - see the table below. In the table we have included the cost of the Panel’s Advisory Team.

 

 

ACTUAL

 

BUDGET

 

 

 

 

 

April 2015 - March 2016

 

April 2015 - March 2016

 

 

 

 

Panel member fees

                                  109,556

 

                                  110,015

 

 

 

 

Panel member expenses

                                  16,314

 

                                  13,665

 

 

 

 

Support (incl. Advisory Team, research, consultancy, stakeholder relationships and design and publications)

                                243,326

 

                                248,465

 

 

 

 

 

                                369,196

 

                                372,145

 

The Panel commissioned or published a number of pieces of work during the year and commissioned a part-time contracted press/media adviser. Work included:

  • We're Not All The same! Inclusive Communications: Helping older and disabled people to get more from their communications services - published in December 2015