Ferndown Town councillors are not paid salaries for the time they spend working on Council business and representing the interests of local residents. Instead, they are entitled to allowances by law. A basic allowance is paid to all councillors.
Each Member will receive an allowance of £707 per annum from 2023/24
PART-YEAR ENTITLEMENTS AND CEASING OF PAYMENTS
Councillors who are elected, or cease to be elected, part way through the municipal year shall receive their basic allowance pro-rata.
CLAIMS AND PAYMENTS
Payment of basic allowances shall be made in quarterly instalments of three-twelfths of the amounts specified in this scheme.