– Spokesperson for Caerphilly County Borough Council
We are currently reviewing the recommendations contained in the report.
It is important to stress that the decision of the Senior Remuneration Committee was rescinded at a meeting of full council on January 17th, where independent external legal advice was received and a new decision was reached.
The Wales Audit Office report will be considered at a meeting of full council in due course, so it would be inappropriate to comment further at this stage.
The Chief Executive of Caerphilly council has been suspended following a report by the Wales Audit Office (WAO) that found his £27,000 pay rise was unlawful.