Councillors' remuneration and expenses recommendations: SG response

Scottish Local Authorities Remuneration Committee (SLARC) was asked to review the remuneration of all Councillors and consider whether the present levels of remuneration, for ordinary and senior Councillors, were appropriate for the current context. This report sets out the Scottish Government's response to the recommendations.


1 MSP salary as at 1 April 2023

2 The Standards Commission is an independent body whose purpose is to encourage high ethical standards in public life through the promotion and enforcement of the Code of Conduct for Councillors.



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