Paul Walker, chief executive of Labour-run Hartlepool council, whose inflation-busting £10,000 pay rise, a jump of more than six per cent, takes his annual pay to £168,000.
In Middlesbrough, chief executive Ian Parker has been awarded a £7,344 rise to £162,988.
And Newcastle, has found the money to pay chief executive Barry Rowland an extra £5,000, taking his pay to £165,000.
‘This reveals how the vested interests of some chief execs are taking precedence over protecting frontline services,’
My comment: Probably trying to catch up with Andrea Hill, CEO, Suffolk County Council.
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