Under government legislation, our elected members are entitled to receive a remuneration package. The package consists of salary, subsistence, reimbursement of hotel accommodation and travel expenses. A ceiling applies to the rates for non-salary expenditure and are payable only on production of valid receipts.
The information below relates to quarters 1 and 2 of the 2020/2021 financial year and includes salary rates, additional expenditure and information technology costs.
We are also required to provide adequate training for Elected Members to assist them in carrying out their role. A summary of training, development and conferences for the same period financial year is also included.
The cost of councillors' salaries up to quarter 2 of 2020/21 was £981,252.30. A breakdown of this figure can be viewed here [66kb].
See also the Training Register [14kb] for 2020/21.
Compare previous summaries for 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20.
Other costs for 2020/21:
Outside bodies 2020/21:
* This data is for information only. Glasgow City Council does not meet these costs.
Chief officers' costs 2020/21: