Eight Barking and Dagenham Council staff earned more than £100,000
- Credit: UK100
Eight employees at Barking and Dagenham Council raked in more than £100,000 a year, figures reveal.
Chief executive Chris Naylor and three others received pay packages greater than £150,000 in 2016/17, according to a libertarian pressure group.
The TaxPayers’ Alliance, who compiled the figures, said Mr Naylor received £207,479 total remuneration that financial year—£40,829 in employer pension contributions on top of his £166,650 salary.
The next seven highest-paid employees, who were unnamed, took home £141,051 on average.
They were among more than 400 employees handed the bumper sums across London, the data show.
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Islington’s assistant chief executive received the largest remuneration of the capital’s councils: £414,780.
A spokesman for Barking and Dagenham Council branded the figures “out of date”.
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“Since 2016, the council has reduced the numbers of senior managers and made savings of over £1 million in the process,” he said, adding that, for senior staff: “the council generally pays the same or lower than other neighbouring boroughs”.