1. Members Allowances
Members are entitled to receive certain allowances and expenses in recognition of their various duties in accordance with the approved Councillors Allowances and Expenses Scheme.
Scheme for 2018/19 - 20/21
Following the Executive held on 12 December 2017 and Council on 19 December 2017, the allowances to be payable to Members with effect 1 April 2018 were approved.
Please see the Minutes of Annual Council held on 19 December 2017, and the Executive report and minutes held on 12 December 2017:
- Executive report
- Members allowances comparison
- Members allowances appendix
- 12 December 2017 Executive minutes
Current Scheme for 2019/20 (with effect 1 April 19)
Allowances payable to Members of the City Council for 2018/19 - 2021 were approved at Executive on 12 December 2017 and Council on 19 December 2017.
Basic Allowance payable to all members per annum is £5,750.
Special responsibility allowances
In addition to the basic allowance the following special responsibility allowances are payable:
|Special Responsibility Allowance||Amount|
|Executive members with portfolios||£10,063|
|Executive members without portfolios||£2,875|
|Chairs of Scrutiny Committees||£5,750|
|Chair of Planning Committee||£5,750|
|Chair of Licensing Committee||£4,313|
|Chair of Audit and Governance Committee||£2,875|
Following the meeting of Council held on 20 February 2018. Minute 12 of that meeting confirmed a split in responsibilities to the Portfolio Holders and a reduction in the size of the Executive to nine Members. (Executive is now made up of eight Members with Portfolio and one Member without Portfolio ( also the Leader of the Opposition).
*Any Member qualifying for more than one special responsibility allowance is paid the higher allowance only.
|Deputy Lord Mayor||£1,438|