Pay Apply Report

District Councillors' Allowances

Each financial year we publish the amount we pay to District Councillors (also known as Members). The allowances and expenses paid in 2018-2019 are:

Councillor Basic
Allowance
£
Special
Responsibility
Allowance
£
Travel
Expenses
£
Total
£
Armstrong, Allan 3,788.04   278.55 4,066.59
Banks, Douglas Hugh 3,788.04 1,893.96 208.80 5,890.80
Beaty, Kevin 3,788.04 11,364.96   15,153.00
Breen, Paula 3,788.04 4,734.96   8,523.00
Chambers, Ian 3,788.04 1,263.00 143.54 5,194.58
Clark, Margaret 3,788.04   16.18 3,804.22
Connell, Andrew 3,788.04 1,263.00 88.95 5,139.99
Derbyshire, Judith Margaret 3,788.04     3,788.04
Eyles, Michael Denis 3,788.04     3,788.04
Godwin, Patricia 3,788.04   327.69 4,115.73
Greenwood, Karen Elizabeth 3,788.04     3,788.04
Grisedale, Lesley Ann 3,788.04 4,734.96 370.12 8,893.12
Hogg, Alaistair Richard 3,788.04     3,788.04
Holden, Deborah Mary 3,788.04     3,788.04
Jackson, Scott 3,788.04     3,788.04
Kendall, Valerie 3,788.04   638.20 4,426.24
Ladhams, Trevor Charles 3,788.04   108.57 3,896.61
Lynch, John Charles 3,788.04   19.26 3,807.30
Martin, Elaine Mary 3,788.04 4,734.96 456.32 8,979.32
Meadowcroft, Angela Marie 3,788.04     3,788.04
Nicholson, Gordon MacPherson 3,788.04     3,788.04
Orchard, Robin Leonard 3,788.04   684.65 4,472.60
Owen, John Mervyn 3,788.04 4,734.96 172.89 8,695.89
Patterson, William 3,788.04   1,001.57 4,789.61
Raine, Joan 3,788.04 1,263.00 1,159.49 6,210.53
Robinson, Mary 3,788.04 632.04 1,391.62 5,811.70
Rudhall, Mark 3,788.04     3,788.04
Sawrey-Cookson, Henry 3,788.04   197.84 3,985.88
Sealby, Richard Harper 3,788.04 632.04   4,420.08
Sharp, Elisabeth 3,788.04   218.20 4,006.24
Slee, Michael 3,788.04 4,734.96 258.38 8,781.38
Smith, John Malcolm 3,788.04   417.60 4,205.64
Taylor, Virginia 3,788.04   217.68 4,005.72
Temple, Malcolm 3,788.04     3,788.04
Thompson, John George 3,788.04 3,788.04 32.00 7,608.08
Todd, John Adrian 3,788.04 4,734.96   8,523.00
Tompkins, John 3,788.04     3,788.04
Tonkin, Michael Christopher 3,788.04   395.68  4,183.72
Totals 143,945.52 50,509.80 8,803.69 203,259.01

District Councillors receive a range of allowances, depending on their responsibilities. We pay allowances to provide recompense for the time Councillors spend on Council activities and to cover some of the incidental costs of being a Councillor.

Read the Independent Remuneration Panel's report (PDF: 667Kb / 12 pages) who recommended the District Councillors' Allowances Scheme.

Read the District Councillors' Allowances Scheme 2019-2020 (PDF: 544Kb / 12 pages), which came into effect on 9 May 2019.

Summary of allowances payable as per the Councillors' Allowances Scheme

Allowance paid to: Basic
Allowance
£
*Special
Responsibility
Allowances
£
All Councillors 3,788.04  
Chairman of Council   644
Leader   11,592
Deputy Leader   4,830
Executive Member   4,830
Chairman of Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board   1,932
Chairman of Scrutiny Committee   1,288
Chairman of Planning Committee   3,864
Chairman of Licensing Committee   644
Chairman of Accounts and Governance Committee   1,288
Group Leader: Largest Group   322
Group Leader: Next Largest Group   161
Standards Committee Co-optees   112.20

*We pay Special Responsibility Allowances to Councillors with specific responsibilities. This is in addition to the Basic Allowance.

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