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Covid alert level for Norwich

The government confirmed on 12 October 2020 that Norwich is in Tier 1 (medium) of the new 3-tier system. Let’s all pull together to help prevent the spread of the virus and avoid further restrictions.

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Councillors' allowances

All councillors receive a basic allowance. This is aimed at covering costs such as phone, postage, printer cartridges etc as well as compensating for some of the time spent on council duties.

There are also allowances to cover the cost of travel and to provide carers support to enable attendance at meetings and other official duties.

Those undertaking specific roles that require a greater time commitment such as chairs of committees etc receive an additional Special Responsibility Allowance.

Allowances payable to councillors are detailed within the Members' allowance scheme.

The details of the allowances paid to each councillor are published annually: