Open data directory for South Lakeland - Councillors allowances
Councillors are paid an annual basic allowance to recognise the duties and responsibilities of their office, including attendance at Council meetings. Special Responsibility Allowances are paid to Councillors holding particular positions with extra responsibilities.
These allowances are subject to deduction of Income Tax and National Insurance; the amount shown in the linked document are gross payments prior to these deductions being made. Councillors are also reimbursed their reasonable travel and subsistence out other approved duties.