Council boss receives pay rise despite possible new charges for services - Watford Observer

Three Rivers District Council's chief executive, Steven Halls, will be paid £120,953 after politicians approved a rise of almost £2,400 in December.

Jonathan Isaby, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said: "It always baffles taxpayers when councils plead poverty and slap extra charges on services with one hand, but then award pay rises to their bosses with the other.

“Residents pay their taxes to fund essential front-line services, not to line the pockets of already well-paid public sector executives. A struggling council should always aim to cut out wasteful spending before asking residents to dig deeper into its pockets."

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Council boss receives pay rise despite possible new charges for services - Watford Observer
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