Conservative Home

« The battle for West Lancashire | Main | Sunday Telegraph's fictitious attack on Bob Neill »

Council chief execs given pay rises named and shamed

Article-0-0BA8C02F00000578-391_468x198 The Mail on Sunday reports that Eric Pickles has named and shamed those Council that are actually giving a pay rise to their Chief Executives. They are nearly all Labour or Lib Dem councils.

It is one thing for a Council to fail to cut the pay of their Chief Executive. Often that would be contractually hard without the CEO agreeing to it. So a freeze the norm of for a new recruit to be on a lower salary than the CEO he or she replaced. But for a Council to agree a pay rise to an incumbent - while cutting services and blaming central Government is outrageous. Many of the councils concerned have elections on May 5th...

Comments

You must be logged in using Intense Debate, Wordpress, Twitter or Facebook to comment.