Salaries – Fire service

The remuneration paid to the Authority’s senior employees in 2019/20:

Salary (including allowances) Expenses Chargeable to Income Tax Remuneration excluding Pension Contributions Employer Pension Contributions 2019/2020    Total
£ £ £ £ £
Chief Fire Officer * 37,820 9,091 46,910 10,892 57,802
Interim Deputy Chief Fire Officer / Deputy Chief Fire Officer ** 97,181 5,151 102,332 33,244 135,576
135,001 14,242 149,242 44,136 193,378

The Chief Fire Officer (Andrew Brodie) took up post on 21st January 2019.

Between this date and 8 December 2019 the function was discharged via a secondment agreement with Leicester, Leicestershire & Ruthland Combined Fire Authority who reflect the post holder’s remuneration within its accounts. During 2019/20 £105,368 was incurred in respect of this agreement.

From 9 December 2019, the Chief Fire Officer became an employee of the Authority. The remuneration in the table above is in respect of the period 9 December 2019 to 31 March 2020.

The Interim Deputy Chief Fire Officer became the Deputy Chief Fire Officer on 16 September 2019.

The post holder’s full remuneration is reflected in the PFCC Group Accounts. The costs incurred within these accounts in 2019/20 amounts to £3,414.

The following table sets out the number of employees whose total remuneration, excluding pension contributions, was more than £50,000 for the year ended 31st March 2020. The table excludes employees included in above.

Number of employees
Band: 2019/20 2018/19
£50,000 – £54,999 2 5
£55,000 – £59,999 10 10
£60,000 – £64,999 8 4
£65,000 – £69,999 5 8
£70,000 – £74,999 2 1
£75,000 – £79,999 2
£80,000 – £84,999 1 1
TOTAL 30 29

Remuneration is all amounts receivable by an employee, including expenses and allowances chargeable to tax and the estimated money value of any other benefits received.