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Council boss: Wage cut agreed
The next person to take over Hertfordshire County Council’s second most senior job will be around £20,000 worse off than their predecessor - unless they are considered an exceptional candidate.
Politicians on the authority’s employment committee agreed today to lower the basic salary for the position of director of resources and performance to around £130,000.
The current incumbent, Mike Parsons, who exits the post this week to take up a role in central government, was paid £148,500-a-year.
However councillors agreed with council officers that the basic salary could be boosted to land any "exceptional candidates" who apply for the role.