Council structure & salaries

Learn about the different senior management roles within the council.

This page shows the structure and salaries of our senior management.

The Localism Act 2011 requires us to prepare and publish a pay policy statement. The reason is to share our policies relating to the pay of our workforce, particularly senior staff and our lowest paid employees. We also want to ensure we operate on the principles of equal pay for work of equal value, and within various other legislative requirements, including the Equality Act 2010.

This policy statement applies to the 2019/20 financial year and has been approved at a meeting of the full county council, which was open to the public and observers. It’ll be reviewed annually, taking the guidance on openness issued by the secretary of state for communities and local government into account.
Facility time is the provision of paid or unpaid time off from an employee’s normal role to undertake trade union duties and activities as a trade union representative. There is a statutory entitlement to reasonable paid time off for undertaking union duties.Under the Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017 public sector employers must collate and publish, on an annual basis, a range of data on the amount and cost of facility time within their organisation.  Northumberland County Council’s report is below.