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 the 2019/2020 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 for 2019/20 was £1,790,202.87. A breakdown of this figure can be viewed here [69kb].
See also the Training Register [21kb] for 2019/20.
Compare previous summaries for 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19.
Other costs for 2019/20:
Outside bodies 2019/20:
* This data is for information only. Glasgow City Council does not meet these costs.
Chief officers' costs 2019/20:
Due to restrictive measures set out by the government aimed to contain the spread of Covid-19, it is possible that we may require to make minor adjustments to the data contained on this page at a future date.