The panel was established in 2008 and is independent of central and local government. It has powers to make recommendations on proposed variations to the remuneration of chief executives and chief officers of principal councils in Wales.
The panels produces an annual report which is consulted upon. The annual report contains all of the determinations of the panel.
The panel meets on a regular monthly basis. Meetings have been scheduled for:
- Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 December
- Thursday 17 January
- Thursday 14 February
- Thursday 21 March
- Wednesday 17 April
- Thursday 23 May