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Part 5 - Members Allowances Scheme

Below is the Members Allowances Scheme 2022/23.

The structure of the County Council’s Members Allowances Scheme has been developed by a Panel independent of the County Council.

The Special Responsibility Allowances were approved by full Council on the 16 February 2022.

The distribution of responsibilities and allowances for 2022/23 are as follows:

(a)          Leader of the County Council:

Allowance: £34,170

(b)          Group Leader (provided five or more group members):

Allowance: £6,360 each 

(c)          Group Leader of a group consisting of less than five members:

Allowance: A proportion of £6,360 depending on whether the group has 2, 3 or 4 members (e.g. a leader of a group with 3 members would receive 3/5 of £6,360 resulting in an allowance of £3,816). 

(d)          Cabinet Member:

Allowance: £19,130 each 

(e)          Chair of Scrutiny Committee:

Allowance: £6,360 

(f)           Chair of Planning Committee:

Allowance: £6,360 

(g)          Chair of Audit and Governance Committee:

Allowance: £6,360 

(h)          Chair of Pensions Committee:

Allowance: £6,360 

(j)           Chair of the Council:

Allowance: £9,570

(k)          Vice-Chair of the Council:

Allowance: £2,860 

(l)           Member of Fostering Panel:

Allowance: £5,730

Page updated: 05/08/2022 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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