Councillors (Members) Allowances

Allowances paid to members of Richmondshire District Council for the last financial year have been published.

Each councillor receives a flat rate payment of £3,000.00 plus additional responsibility payments, which are allocated to the Leader of the Council, Chairman of the Council and chairs of committees.

Individual allowances exclude travel and subsistence and not all members claim the full amount.  Table 1 (below) details the total payments made in the year 2016/17.  The total amount paid was £124,676.18.

Travel and subsistence payments are detailed in table 2 below.  The total amount paid was £7,955.13.

No carer's allowance was paid during 2016/17.

pdfMembers Allowances Paid 2016-17

Click here to be directed to the Council's Constitution to view the current Members Allowances Scheme.


pdfMembers Allowances Paid 2015-16 

pdfMembers Allowances Paid 2014-15 

pdfMembers Allowances Paid 2013-14

pdfMembers Allowances Paid 2012-13

pdfMembers Allowances Paid 2011-12


For more information on Members Allowances contact:

Katy Riley, Finance Manager on 01748 829100 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.