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Councillors: Allowances

Volume 496: debated on Monday 20 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what statistical information his Department holds on average councillor allowances. (288294)

We do not collect or report on allowances paid to local authority members, which are matters for each council to decide, having regard to the recommendations of their independent remuneration panel, and on which the council is accountable to their local electorate.