Councillors and Independent Members serving the Council are entitled to claim allowances for their work.
All Members get a Basic Allowance with some also getting a Special Responsibility Allowance.
Full details of the types and amounts payable are detailed in the Members' Allowances Scheme (Part 6, Section 40, of the Council's Constitution).
Total amounts of Allowances paid for each financial year back to 2009-2010 can be viewed below.
Members Allowances 2009-10
Members Allowances 2010-11
Members Allowances 2011-12
Members Allowances 2012-13
Members Allowances 2013-14
Members Allowances 2014-15
Members Allowances 2015-16
Last Updated: 10/08/2016