Medway Elects
Councillors' Allowances

All councillors are entitled to a basic allowance and to claim for certain travel and subsistence expenses. Some councillors have special responsibilities (e.g. a cabinet portfolio or chairing a committee) and receive an additional allowance. The amount paid each year for these was:

YearBasicSpecial ResponsibilityTravel & SubsistenceTotal
2016/2017£465,894.00£266,025.00£3,468.00£735,387.00
2015/2016£466,711.00£258,297.00£4,108.00£729,116.00
2014/2015£470,628.27£258,037.47£4,506.96£733,172.70
2013/2014£471,465.36£257,258.10£6,048.58£734,772.04
2012/2013£472,789.98£252,926.62£6,223.83£731,940.43
2011/2012£486,438.85£266,295.69£5,655.68£758,390.22
2010/2011£484,425.39£262,806.57£7,608.94£754,840.90
2009/2010£495,145.60£256,066.71£8,608.31£759,820.62
2008/2009£490,556.21£263,974.47£8,465.25£762,995.93
2007/2008£479,756.46£248,461.16£10,857.42£739,075.04
2006/2007£466,764.65£230,566.83£11,757.65£709,089.13
2005/2006£453,387.00£230,025.50£12,408.21£695,820.71
Totals£5,703,962.77£3,050,741.12£89,716.83£8,844,420.72
Allowances information is only available from 2005 onwards. Click on a year to see a breakdown of the allowances each councillor received.