ELECTION payments

seeleyhonda made this Freedom of Information request to Folkestone & Hythe District Council

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Dear Shepway District Council,

how much does the chief executive get pay,d for the general elections .......
how much is the chief executive get pay,d for local elections .........
Yours faithfully,
colin seeley

Folkestone & Hythe District Council

Dear Colin Seeley,

Thank you for your request dated 28 October 2013.

We will endeavour to supply the information you have requested within the requisite 20 working days. If we think that it will take longer, we will contact you.


Yours sincerely,

Rachel Neville
Information and Legal Officer
Tel: 01303 853437
Shepway District Council, Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue,
Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QY
E-mail: [Shepway District Council request email]
Website: www.shepway.gov.uk
 
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Dear Colin Seeley,

I am writing in respect of your Freedom of Information enquiry dated 28
October 2013. This request has been handled under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

Please find attached information in response to your request.

Should you require any further information, or if you are not satisfied
with our response, please do not hesitate to contact me on 01303 853437.
You may also request an internal review by writing to the following
address:

Freedom of Information Appeals Officer
Administration
Shepway District Council
Castle Hill Avenue
Folkestone
Kent CT20 2QY

Alternatively you can use our Customer Comment Form which can be
accessed at our website www.shepway.gov.uk

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Yours sincerely,

Rachel Neville
Information and Legal Officer
Tel: 01303 853437
Fax: 01303 853548
Shepway District Council, Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue,
Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QY
E-mail: [Shepway District Council request email]
Website: www.shepway.gov.uk

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Dear Shepway District Council,

How much in total payment was given to the CEO of Shepway for the general elections and local ......total for him , why is th CEO being given money for what should be in his job anyway , how many over payments does he have
Yours faithfully,

Colin Seeley

Folkestone & Hythe District Council

Dear Colin Seeley,

I write further to your email dated 24 November which was received by us on 25 November 2013.

As stated in our response, Parliamentary fees for the Acting Returning Officer (ARO) are set in the appropriate Parliamentary Elections (Returning Officers' Charges) Order. The last being laid in 2010. This is publically available at www.legislation.gov.uk.

I attach below again for your assistance the email address which you can type into your browser in order to access this Order -

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2010/...

Schedule 1 shows a maximum fee of £3697 as payable to the Returning Officer for the Folkestone and Hythe constituency.

The following amounts were paid to the Returning Officer at the last few elections:

06 May 2010 - UK Parliamentary - £3697
05 May 2011 - Combined District and Parish - £6862
15 Nov 2012 - Police Crime Commissioner - £3997
02 May 2013 - Kent County Council - £3719

Please note that fees for Parliamentary elections are paid for from central government funds. For Local elections the money comes from either the County, District or Parish as appropriate. If an election is combined the cost is split equally.

Yours sincerely,

Rachel Neville
Information and Legal Officer
Tel: 01303 853437
Fax: 01303 853548
Shepway District Council, Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue,
Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QY
E-mail: [Shepway District Council request email]
Website: www.shepway.gov.uk

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