Best Value Commissioners

Commissioners' costs

Commissioners' fees are set by the Department for Levelling up Housing and Communities at:

  • £1,200 per day for the Lead Commissioner
  • £1,100 per day for the other Commissioners.

Lead Commissioner, Max Caller's, costs

The Lead Commissioner's charge per day is £1,200.

Month Days Employee costs (£) Employer oncosts (£) Hotel/meals (£) Travel (£) Total cost (£)
December 2021 18 21,600 3,115 0 403 25,118
January 2022 21 25,200 3,455 0 463 29,117
February 2022 15 18,000 2,468 107 325 20,575
March 2022 14 16,800 2,303 53 301 19,457
Total 68 81,600 11,340 160 1,491 94,267

Finance Commissioner, Margaret Lee's, costs

The Finance Commissioner's charge per day is £1,100.

Month Days Employee costs (£) Employer oncosts (£) Hotel/meals (£) Travel (£) Total cost (£)
December 2021 15 16,500 2,291 92 312 19,195
January 2022 17 18,700 1,976 440 396 21,512
February 2022 13 14,300 2,000 213 198 16,711
March 2022 19 20,900 2,273 493 396 24,063
Total 64 70,400 8,541 1,239 1,302 81,481

Assistant Commissioner, Gavin Jones's, costs

The Assistance Commissioner's charge per day is £1,100.

  • Employee costs are paid by Essex County Council and billed to Slough Borough Council.
  • Travel costs - not yet billed.
Month Days Employee costs (£) Employer oncosts (£) Hotel/meals (£) Travel (£) Total cost (£)
December 2021 0 0 0 0 0 0
January 2022 7 7,700 0 0 - 7,700
February 2022 7 7,700 0 0 - 7,700
March 2022 10 11,000 0 0 - 11,000
Total 24 26,400 0 0 - 26,400

Total Commissioners' costs from December 2021 to March 2022

Month Days Employee costs (£) Employer oncosts (£) Hotel/meals (£) Travel (£) Total Commissioners' cost (£)
Total 156 178,400 19,881 1,399 2,793 202,148