Council boss golden handshake costs East End �300,000

By Julia Gregory IT has emerged that the departing chief executive will be given a pay-off by Tower Hamlets council in the region of �303,000 to �313,000. Martin Smith is leaving the council after two years in the top job. His payoff includes �95,000 sev

THE departing Town Hall chief at Tower Hamlets in East London is getting a pay-off in the region of �303,000 to �313,000, it has emerged tonight. The payoff for Martin Smith after just two years in the top job includes �95,000 severance and just over 60 weeks’ salary