Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Transparency extends to Council officer pay

A second radical phase in the Government's drive for greater openness will shine the torch of transparency on Town Hall middle management across the country, Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles will announce today.

In the new push for transparency, councils will be now be asked to publish an organisational chart including the names and responsibilities of staff paid over £58,200 - equivalent to the lowest Senior Civil Service pay band. Ministers believe this will give the public the full picture of a council's management composition.

My comment: At last, it's about time we knew what the responsibilities are of some of the none job occupants, how much they were paid and how many each council employed. 

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