Allowances and expenses

Gedling borough councillors are given a yearly allowance. The amounts for 2023/24 are listed below. For a more detailed breakdown see the useful documents section. For MPs expenses see the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority website.


Councillors Allowances - 2023/24

DescriptionAnnual Amount
Leader of Council £15,986.77
Deputy Leader of the Council £12,789.41
Leader of 2nd Group £5,496.27
Minority Group Leader £666.48
Chair of Committee (Planning) £5.595.37
Chair of Committee (Environment & Licensing) £5,595.37
Chair of Committee (Audit) £3,996.69
Chair of Committee (Overview & Scrutiny) £3,996.69
Chair of Committee (JCSC) £1,598.68
Chair of Standards Committee £1,598.68
Mayor's Allowance £5,995.04
Deputy Mayors Allowance £1,998.35
Cabinet Member Allowance £7,993.38
Party Business Manager (Majority Group) £4,665.36
Party Business Manager (2nd Group) £1,499.58
Policy Adviser £1,998.35
Co-Opted Members   £531.27
Independent person-standards £860
Reserve Independent person-standards £400
Councillor Basic Allowance £4,654.52



Members' Allowances

A list of the most recent annual members' allowances are available here. 

Members' Allowances 2022/23

Members' Allowances 2021/22

Members' Allowances 2020/21

Members' Allowances 2019/20

Members' Allowances 2018/19

Members' Allowances 2017/18

Members' Allowances 2016/17

Members' Allowances 2015/16

Members' Allowances 2014/15

Members' Allowances 2013/14


Gifts and hospitality register

The register of gifts and hospitality for councillors is available below 

Register of Gifts and Hospitality 1/4/19 – 31/3/20

Gifts and Hospitality Register Elected Members Q1 20-21

Gifts and Hospitality Register Elected Members Q2 20-21