Senior Salaries

Local Authorities are already required to publish, under the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (Statutory Instrument 2015/234):

In addition to this requirement, local authorities must place a link on their website to these published data sets or place the data itself on their website, together with a list of responsibilities (for example, the services and functions they are responsible for, budget held and number of staff) and details of bonuses and ‘benefits-in-kind’, for all employees whose salary exceeds £50,000.

Currently, Penzance Council has one post where remuneration is £50,000 or greater – the post of Town Clerk.  The salary is within the LC4 Upper benchmarking range (Spinal Column Points 48 to 52) as recommended by the national Association of Local Councils and the Society of Local Council Clerks and is based upon size of population, budget and level of services of the Council.

The Town Clerk’s principle areas of responsibility are to:

Penzance Council does not pay bonuses or benefits-in-kind to employees.

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