The basic allowance is currently £9,444 per annum and is paid to every Councillor in recognition of the time commitment and other incidental expenses for carrying out the role to which they have been elected.
Special Responsibility Allowances (SRA) are allowances available to Councillors appointed to positions with additional responsibilities as determined by the Independent Remuneration Panel (IRP) in accordance with Statutory Guidance. These are shown in the following table.
|Leader of the Council||£29,603|
|Main Opposition Leader||£11,804|
|Chairman of Planning Committee||£9,444|
|Chairman of Licensing Committee||£9,444|
|Chair of Scrutiny Management Board||£8,557|
|Chairman of Scrutiny Committee||£7,843|
|Chair of Audit Committee||£7,870|
|Chair of Health & Wellbeing Board||£7,870|
|Chairman of Standards Committee||£3,935|
|Chair of Appeals Committee||£3,935|
|Other Opposition Group Leader (minimum of 4 Members)||£4,397|
|Chairman of Appeals Committee||£2,867|
Councillors may also be eligible to claim additional expenses when undertaking approved duties as defined by the IRP.
View details of the allowances and reimbursements paid to Councillors.
Last updated: 2.45pm on Tuesday 10 December 2019