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Deadline looms for would be chief executive applicants

PUBLISHED: 08:00 14 September 2009 | UPDATED: 14:52 05 October 2010

THIS week sees the closing date for applications for the top job at Tower Hamlets council. The new chief executive will take home £190,000 for what is advertised as a 35-hour-week. The previous chief executive Martin Smith left with a £300,000 pay off a

THIS week sees the closing date for applications for the top job at Tower Hamlets council.

The new chief executive will take home £190,000 for what is advertised as a 35-hour-week.

The previous chief executive Martin Smith left with a £300,000 pay off after two years in the top job.

Mr Smith left amidst rumours of a falling out with the council's leader Labour councillor Lutfur Rahman.

Kevan Collins, the head of children's services has been acting as interim boss.

The application deadline is Thursday.


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