Councillors and Independent Members serving the Council are entitled to claim allowances for their work.
All Members can be paid a Basic Allowance, with some also eligible to receive a Special Responsibility Allowance. A Civic Allowance is also paid to those Members who are the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Council.
Full details of the types and amounts payable are detailed in the Members' Allowances Scheme (Part 6, Section 42, of the Council's Constitution).
Total amounts of Allowances paid for the most recent financial year can be viewed in the below document.