The chief executive of Brent Council is paid £200,000 a year, through a private company, a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

The Brent and Kilburn Times report:

Town hall deny method used to pay Christine Gilbert is a tax avoidance scheme

Brent’s most senior member of staff is being paid hundreds of thousands of pounds per year through a private company.

Christine Gilbert, who is currently the council’s interim chief executive, is being paid a salary equivalent of £200,000 per year according to a Freedom of Information (FoI) request.

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