March 21, 2023

A departed South London council boss was paid £60,000 greater than prime minister Boris Johnson final 12 months.

Not too long ago retired Southwark Council chief govt Eleanor Kelly was handed a paycheque of £217,687 in 2021.

Mr Johnson took residence simply £157,372 in the identical 12 months from his job as prime minister and MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip.

Ms Kelly took early retirement from the council earlier this 12 months after a decade within the prime job.

Southwark Council has delayed publishing its 2022 accounts as a result of “resourcing challenges.”

Ms Kelly’s alternative, Althea Loderick, obtained a watch watering payout of £242,000 from her earlier position as head of Newham Council final 12 months.

Lambeth’s Council’s not too long ago departed chief govt Andrew Travers obtained a paycheque of £185,000 in 2020/21 – £27,628 greater than the prime minister took residence from his two roles in the identical interval.

The common UK employee took residence £611 per week as of April 2021 – or the equal of £31,772 per 12 months.

Mr Travers’s successor Bayo Dosunmu will rake in an annual wage of £171,366 from the position.

Lewisham’s Kim Wright, who was appointed to the highest job on the council in 2019, is paid a yearly wage of £184,950.

In Southwark, 5 members of senior council workers, together with Ms Kelly, have been paid greater than the prime minister in 2020/21.

Strategic director of finance and governance, Duncan Whitfield, obtained £191,901 – £34,529 greater than Boris Johnson.

Each Michael Scorer, the council’s strategic director of housing and modernisation, and David Quirke-Thornton, Southwark’s strategic director of kids’s and adults’ companies, earned £179,778.

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In the meantime the council’s strategic director of atmosphere and leisure, Caroline Bruce, obtained £168,492 – £11,120 greater than the prime minister.

Boris Johnson obtained £81,932 from his MP job in 2020/21. He was entitled to a different £79,936 for his position as prime minister.

Mr Johnson claimed £75,440 of the cash. In 2021/22, MP salaries elevated to £84,144, taking Mr Johnson’s annual revenue from his two roles as much as £159,584.

In Lambeth, two members of senior council workers have been paid greater than the prime minister in 2021/22.

Each Fiona Mcdermott, the council’s strategic director of finance and funding, and Merlin Joseph, Lambeth’s strategic director of kids’s companies earned £168,866 – £9,282 greater than Boris Johnson.

The council paid the not too long ago departed boss of its home constructing firm Houses for Lambeth £188,700.

Jitinder Takhar obtained £29,116 greater than the prime minister. In April, Ms Takhar revealed on LinkedIn that she was leaving the job of three years to “recharge”.

Christopher Toye, govt head instructor of 4 faculties in Lambeth – Wyvil Faculty, Ashmole Main Faculty, Vauxhall Main Faculty and Herbert Morrison Main Faculty – raked in £178,505 from the council.

No senior workers at Lewisham Council earned greater than the prime minister in 2021/22 apart from chief govt Kim Wright.