Richmondshire District Council

Councillors' allowances for the last financial year, 2018-19, have been published. 

Each councillor receives a flat rate £3,000 payment plus additional responsibility payments, which are allocated to the council leader and chairman, and chairs of committees.

Individual allowances don't include travel and meals, and not all members claim the full amount. The total amount paid was £125,780.91 Travel and meal payments totalled £7,021.51

The council's constitution details the current members' allowances scheme.


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