Councillors claimed a grand total of £333,088 in expenses in Bassetlaw last year, latest figures reveal.
Our elected representatives filed claims for £7,327 worth of meals and accommodation, and £13,008 for travel costs.
The largest portion, £222,145, was allocated through the basic allowance, which sees each councillor given £4,628.04 for every year they are in office.
Bassetlaw Council had 48 councillors in 2013-14.
They can also receive a ‘special responsibility allowance’ which varies in amount depending on whether they are a cabinet member, committee chairman or civic chairman.
For example, as leader of the council, Labour Coun Simon Greaves took home £13,254 - the highest special responsibility sum - for his role as a cabinet member and three other committee seats.
Independent Sturton ward Coun Hugh Burton claimed the highest travel allowance of £2,028. He lives in North Wheatley.
Conservative Coun Annette Simpson, who represents Everton and lives in Gringley, closely followed by claiming £2,000 for travel.
Several councillors did not claim for any travel or subsistence expenses.
• The top ten total claimants were:
Simon Greaves £18,264
Griff Wynne £14,193
Sybil Fielding £12,872
Sylvia May £10,500
Alan Chambers £10,469
Gloria Evans £10,458
Julie Leigh £10,310
Jo White £9,607
Hugh Burton £9,070
Gill Freeman £8,966
• The top five subsistence claimants were:
Annette Simpson £496
David Challinor £447
Josie Potts £340
Griff Wynne £313; Gill Freeman £282.
• The most travel costs claimed (after Hugh Burton and Annette Simpson) were by:
Hazel Brand £1,278
David Challinor £1,072
Tracey Taylor £807