The council pays an allowance to all councillors to recognise the time they spend on council-related activities, including meetings. A special responsibility allowance is also paid to councillors who hold a position with additional responsibility (for example, a chairman of a committee).
Separate payments are made to members to cover travelling and subsistence costs to those meetings and training outside the borough which are recognised as being approved duties. The allowance given to the Mayor and Deputy Mayor falls outside the members' allowances scheme.
The Allowances paid to members in 2015-16 are available from this page.
If you wish to have further information on the payments, please contact us.