Councillors allowances and expenses
- Category: Councillors and MPs
- Last Updated: 27 March 2015
The Local Authorities' (Members' Allowances) (England) Regulations require Local Authorities to make public schemes for members' allowances and disclose annually amounts paid to members under such schemes.
Details of the annual allowances and expenses paid to Council Members are available on the Open data - Members' allowances page.
Members Allowances Scheme
A. Basic Allowance
This is a general allowance paid to all Councillors. All Councillors receive the same amount per annum. This allowance is paid automatically to each Councillor on a monthly basis.
B. Special Responsibility Allowance
These are special allowances paid to the Councillors who hold positions with significant responsibilities over and above the general duties of an elected Member. Any such allowance is paid automatically to the relevant Councillor on a monthly basis.