Each year, before making any change to its scheme of councillors' allowances, the council must seek, and take into account, the recommendations of an independent remuneration panel. 

notice outlining the panel’s recommendations and the response of the council is published each year.

Approved Councillor Allowance Scheme

You can read the scheme of allowances for the forthcoming year:

Councillor Allowances Scheme 2018-19

You can also view Councillor Allowance Schemes from previous years.

Payment of allowances

As soon as practicable after the end of the year concerned, the council publishes a list showing the amounts of expenses paid to councillors. 

All payments made to members are in accordance with the Councillor Allowance Scheme:

If you have any questions about the allowances that are paid please contact the head of democratic and member services via 01925 443322 or contact@warrington.gov.uk.