Here’s an idea to reflect the salary for the new CEO of Scarborough Borough Council, when they are appointed.
I understand from your columns that the to-be advertised post will have a salary of approximately £110,000.
Let’s take a ball park figure of £1,000 for each home council tax.
Maybe a photograph could be taken of 110 householders and the families they have to support, all stood together in one place.
Perhaps all on the Swing Bridge would be a good location?
This would show how many people have to dig into their own hard-earned incomes/savings just to pay one person’s advertised salary.
Perhaps the new chief executive, when appointed, could be presented with a copy of the photograph to hang in a front room.
The appointed one could then reflect and pay tribute, on a daily basis, to the number of people required to support his/her high standard of living, before any local, much-needed, long overdue and long-since lost services are provided to the hard-working people of Whitby.