A report from the Taxpayers’ Alliance detailed the bumper pay deals for senior staff at local authorities with many earning far more than First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s yearly wage of £135,605. Here are the top 14 highest earners in 2017-18.
1. John Fyffe - 332,951 GBP (Perth and Kinross Council)
2. John Symon - 313,924 GBP (Perth and Kinross Council)
3. Undisclosed - 272,500 GBP - (North Lanarkshire Council)
4. Ciaran Monaghan - 248,961 GBP (Aberdeen City Council)