IT has been revealed that three bosses from the executive board of Bromsgrove District Council and Redditch Borough Council earnt more than 100k last year.

The top earner, the chief executive, took home £135,317 and a pension of £19,486.

The figures have been released as part of The TaxPayers’ Alliance town hall rich list which comprises of all UK council employees on £100,000 or more.

Details for the employees of Bromsgrove District Council and Redditch Borough Council were undisclosed on the list.

The deputy chief executive and executive director of leisure, environmental and community, earnt £108,254 and a pension of £15,913.

£100,134 was taken home with a £14,419 pension by the executive director of finance & resources.

When asked why salaries were so high, a Bromsgrove District Council spokesperson said, “because this salary is aligned to their job.”

Over at Worcestershire County Council, eight employees received more than 100k salaries last year.

Paul Robinson, chief executive, took home £179,048 and a £27,424 pension.

A spokesperson for Worcestershire County Council said: "The council publishes its approach to the payment of our workforce via its Pay Policy Statement as required by the Localism Act as approved by full Council in February 2019. We remain committed to being open and transparent about pay and information on Chief Officer remuneration is available within our Pay Policy and our annual Statement of Accounts on our website."

The Brosmgrove and Worcestershire employees on the town hall rich list: