Pay Policy Statement

Published under the "Local Government Transparency Code 2015" requirements.

The Pay Multiple is the ratio between the highest paid taxable earnings for the given year (including base salary, variable pay, bonuses, allowances and the cash value of any benefits-in-kind) and the median earning figure for the whole of the authority's workforce.

This measurement covers all elements of remuneration that can be valued.

  • The Pay Multiple for 2016/2017 is: 7.1:1
  • The Pay Multiple for 2015/2016 is: 6.3:1
  • The Pay Multiple for 2014/2015 is 6.1:1