Hull City council employa Freedom of Information request has revealed.

The Hull Daily Mail report:

City council officials have hit back at figures released by the Taxpayers’ Alliance showing the authority employed 270 staff earning more than £50,000 in 2011/12.

The TPA compared the Hull total with just 63 staff at the East Riding and 52 at North Lincolnshire Council. The data was compiled after the pressure group submitted identical Freedom of Information requests to all councils across the UK.

You can read the full story here.

I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare since ever since.