Council ‘rich list’ reveals top earners in south east London

Council ‘rich list’ reveals top earners in south east London

A complete of 65 people have been paid in extra of £100,000 by councils in south east London, in accordance with a ‘wealthy listing’ compiled by a right-wing stress group. 

The figures, for the 2019/20 monetary yr, have been printed by the Taxpayers’ Alliance as a part of its newest annual findings.

Greenwich has probably the most top earners, 28 in complete, the best paid being Chief Executive Debbie Warren with a wage of £198,466. 

In Bexley, 15 workers have been included. Again, the Chief Executive topped the listing in earnings, taking residence £187,546. 

A spokesperson for Bexley Council mentioned: “We have continued to cut back the variety of senior officers in our buildings and in the final yr we’ve lowered the price of our administration construction by £900,000.  

“Staff in senior roles in Bexley have intensive portfolios and are extremely certified professionals with intensive expertise of operating complicated providers for the advantage of residents. To appeal to and retain suitably certified workers requires aggressive remuneration.

“The figures supplied additionally embody remuneration for extra duties undertaken to ship elections in accordance with the charges agreed for London.”

Lewisham Council contributed 14 workers members to the listing, with Chief Executive Kim Wright gathering £180,525, the bottom of her counterparts in south east London. 

Pinaki Ghoshal, Executive Director for Children and Young folks, was the following highest earner on £163,634. 

A Lewisham Council spokesperson mentioned: “Senior officer salaries are in line with these paid by comparable councils and mirror the high- high quality of put up holders and their tasks and experience.

“We are clear about this – as with all council spending – and these particulars are printed on-line and out there for our residents.”

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Bromley Council paid simply eight workers greater than £100,000. Ade Adetosoye, one other Chief Executive, was the best earner on £195,399.

Bromley Council and Greenwich Council have been approached for remark. 

Here is the total breakdown of workers incomes greater than £100,000. The determine is their wage, pension contributions aren’t included. 

Bexley Council – 15

Paul Moore, Director of place, communities & infrastructure/performing chief govt – £163,987

Jackie Belton, Chief govt – £187,546

Stephen Kitchman, Director of youngsters’s providers – £179,349

Stuart Rowbotham, Director of grownup social care, £165,350

Paul Thorogood, Director of finance and company providers – £151,320

Nick Hollier, Deputy director of company providers & monitoring officer – £126,920

Toni Ainge, Deputy director of communities – £116,233

David Bryce-Smith, Deputy director of public safety housing and public realm – £116,234

Dr Anjan Ghosh, Director of public well being – £131,294

Jane Richardson, Assistant chief govt progress and regeneration – £110,930

Steve Moore, Interim director of place, communities and infrastructure – £119,571

Four people in undisclosed roles – earned between £107,500 and £117,500

Bromley Council – 8

Colin Brand, Director of setting & public safety – £121,641

Mark Bowen, Director of company providers – £117,254

Peter Turner, Director of finance – £153,483

Charles Obazuaye, Director of human sources and buyer providers – £151,763

Ade Adetosoye, Chief govt, £195,399

Janet Bailey, Director of training – £100,276

N. Lemic-Stojcevic, Director of public well being – £173,703

Sara Bowrey, Director of housing, planning & regeneration – £124,333

Greenwich Council – 28

Debbie Warren, Chief govt – £198,466

Katrina Delaney, Director of communities & setting (deputy chief exec) – £180,423

Pippa Hack, Director of regeneration, enterprise and expertise – £153,891

Jamie Carswell, Director of housing & safer communities – £143,278

Florence Kroll, Director of youngsters’s providers – £137,971

Director of enchancment – £137,941

John Scarborough, Director of authorized – £137,814

Damon Cook, Director of finance (part 151 officer) – £137,722

20 people in undisclosed roles earned between £102,500 and £142,500

Lewisham Council – 14

Kim Wright, Chief govt – £180,525

Pinaki Ghoshal, Executive director for kids and younger folks – £163,634

Kevin Sheehan, Executive director for housing, regeneration and setting – £149,778

Malcolm J Smith, Executive director for sources and regeneration – £111,807

Lucie Heyes, Director of youngsters’s social care and well being – £111,552

Catherine Mbema, Director of public well being – £97,407

Eight people in undisclosed roles earned between £102,500 and £112,500

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