More than 100 temporary senior staff paid up to £75 an hour were employed by Sheffield Council in the last four years, new figures show.

The highest overall earner was a ‘locality improvement strategic lead’ who was paid £153,620.40 in 12 months.

The total amount spent on temporary senior staffing topped £3m from 2010-2014.

Reported by the Sheffield Star. You can read the full story here. 

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