Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Health and Communities
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek Cabinet Member approval to increase
the service budget to cover the cost of salaries.
That the Cabinet Member:
a) Authorises that the salary level for the posts of Senior and Area Coroner are set at the following level, which represents 99% of the total maximum salary set by the Joint Negotiating Committee for Coroners:
• Senior Coroner - £138,028
• Area Coroner - £106,176
b) Authorises that the new salary levels shall apply from the point that the existing Senior Coroner leaves his position; and
c) Agrees that the future increases agreed by the Joint Negotiating Committee for Coroners will continue to be applied to these agreed salary points.
To ensure that Coroners working in Derby and Derbyshire are renumerated at an appropriate level.
To ensure that the salary is set at an appropriate level to attract a good pool of candidates to the position of Senior Coroner.
An alternative salary could be proposed - this is not recommended as the proposal set out has been evidence based.
Publication date: 26/05/2023
Date of decision: 17/05/2023
Effective from: 27/05/2023