Best Value Commissioners

Commissioners' costs

  • Expenses for Gavin Jones are paid by Essex County Council and billed to Slough Borough Council. Gavin started the Assistant Commissioner role in January 2022, and as Head of Paid Service in March 2022.
  • 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.
  • Commissioners’ expenses (travel and hotel/meals) are paid by the Council as stated in the terms of their appointment.

July 2022

Category Max Caller
Lead Commissioner
Margaret Lee
Finance Commissioner
Gavin Jones
Assistant Commissioner /
Head of Paid Service
Days (count) 11 12 7.5
Fees (£) 13,200 13,200 8,250
Employer oncosts (£) 2,027 2,038 -
Hotel / meals (£) - 205 -
Travel (£) 115 396 120
Total (£) 15,342 15,839 8,320

Previous months Commissioner's expenses