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Reduction in Senior Management Capacity (H1)

Cuts

Portfolio: Efficiency and Resources Portfolio

Description

The senior structure will be reviewed post implementation of the MTFP so that the structure reflects the services provided by the Council.

Impact

The Council’s Senior Management numbers are already comparatively low and therefore further reductions will reduce the ability to manage and develop proposals and bids to enhance the Borough.  

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H1 Reduction in Senior Management Capacity

This proposal will be discussed at the Efficiency and Resources scrutiny committee [PDF document] on 18 March 2016.

Related FAQs

You say you have no money but you’re paying high wages to the Chief Executive and senior officers.

You say you have no money but you’re paying high wages to the Chief Executive and senior officers.

The cost of senior management has fallen by £2M over the past five years and will reduce by a further £0.25M over the next few years. The details are published on the Council’s website. Wages of senior staff are reviewed by external consultants to ensure they are set at the correct level to attract suitably experienced and qualified people. The numbers of senior managers is always under review.

Will Bill Dixon and Ada Burns be subject to a salary review/pay freeze?

Will Bill Dixon and Ada Burns be subject to a salary review/pay freeze?

The Chief Executive’s pay has been frozen for eight years and there has been no increase in councillors’ allowances since 2009. 

Will senior managers take a cut in salary to enable more staff at lower levels to be employed?

Will senior managers take a cut in salary to enable more staff at lower levels to be employed?

Wages of senior staff are reviewed by external consultants to ensure they are set at the correct level to attract suitably experienced and qualified people.  Their salaries are also bench marked against other councils. The numbers of senior managers is always under review, however, senior staff are needed to help with the changes and bring investment into the town.  We will look again at the situation in two years’ time.

  

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