Councillor allowances, expenses and conduct

Allowances and expenses 

County Councillors (Members) are entitled to allowances and to claim expenses for travel, accommodation and subsistence required in connecting with council business.

For more information, view the Councillor's Allowances Scheme and Travel Accommodation Policy which are detailed in part six of the Council's Constitution, on pages 6 to 60 to 6 to 78.

Public notice: Members' Allowances Scheme

The Nottinghamshire County Council Independent Remuneration Panel has recently met to make recommendations to update the Council’s Members’ Allowances Scheme.

The Full Council meeting of 24 November 2022 will consider the Panel’s report and recommendations. The report, including the proposed revised Scheme, is available for public inspection and via the agenda pack for that meeting.

For further information please contact the Democratic Services Team Manager, Keith Ford:

Marjorie Toward, Monitoring Officer
Nottinghamshire County Council

Conduct 

The County Council is committed to high standards of ethical behaviour by its elected representatives. County Councillors need to ensure that all duties are performed in compliance with high standards of integrity.

Members must sign up to the County Council's local Code of Conduct which is based on national guidelines. You can view the Code of Conduct in part six of the Council's Constitution, on pages 6-79 to 6-88.

Interests 

Elected councillors and persons appointed as co-opted members of the County Council's Committees are required by law to register financial interests. The information disclosed is entered into the register, which is for public inspection as follows.

Declarations of interest for elected councillors can be found on each member's page. Declarations for co-opted members are listed in Documents Co-opted Member’s Register Financial and other Interests.

The register is compiled from information given shortly after election or appointment and subsequently amended as an individual’s circumstances change.

The Team Manager Democratic Services maintains the list.

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