Start the savings at the top of our Cambs councils
WHY is it that, when there are any savings to be made with councils, the savings always seem to start at the bottom – ie street cleaning, IT, CCTV etc.
No mention is ever made of savings at the top.
How much do our council executives earn?
In the article last week is states that Huntingdonshire District Council’s managing director Joanne Lancaster is involved in helping members maintain funding for services with the highest priorities.
How about looking at the wage bill of the council executives?
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Publish their salaries and let us, the Council Tax payers, decide if they are excessive and need to be trimmed.
It is without doubt that we are going through difficult financial times.
- 1 Homes plan will 'breathe new life' into town
- 2 Dramatic drop in face-to-face GP appointments
- 3 Read our focus on Ramsey town centre
- 4 Bullying and insider trader claims pile up against former deputy leader
- 5 Cambridgeshire police officer dismissed after conduct hearing
- 6 Charity 130-mile trek raises over £4,000 after rare diagnosis for Hunts man
- 7 Grants handed out to help people with cancer in Hunts total £17,000
- 8 WATCH: One minute silence to honour the Duke
- 9 Woman who died in fatal crash in Eaton Ford has been named
- 10 Woman dies after car hits lamppost in Eaton Ford
I, along with most Council Tax payers, have not had a pay increase in some considerable time, in fact my income has decreased, but the council hierarchy seem to be inflation proof.
If there is to be any collective belt tightening to be done, let’s start it from here.