A report from the Taxpayers’ Alliance detailed the bumper pay deals for senior staff at local authorities with many earning far more than Prime Minister Theresa May's current combined salary entitlement of £153,907. Here are the top 11 highest earners for the borough, district and county councils in Nottinghamshire for 2017-18.
As chief executive of the county council Mr May was paid a salary of 173,417 pounds, expenses of 989 pounds and a pension payment of 38,499 pounds in 2017/18.
The authority paid its corporate director for children and families Mr Pettigrew a salary of 137,620, expenses of 1,339 and a pension payment of 30,552 in 2017/18.
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Working as corporate director for adult social care, health and public protection and deputy chief executive of the council in 2017/18 Mr Pearson earned a salary of 128,922 pounds and a pension payment of 28,596 pounds.
The county's top paid female public servant is Corporate Director of Resources Jayne Francis-Ward with a salary of 123,811 pounds, expenses of 751 pounds and a pension payment of 27,486 in 2017/18.
Mr Smith earnt a salary of 123,811 pounds plus expenses of 671 pounds and a pension payment of 27,486 pounds in his role as Corporate Director of Place in 2017/18.
As chief executive of the council Mr Graham commanded a salary of 120,040 pounds and received a pension payment of 17,228 pounds in 2017/18.
After starting out as a clerical assistant and spending 18 years working her way into the top seat at the council Hayley Barsby had a salary of 99,000 pounds, expenses of 1,000 pounds, and a pension payment of 36,000 pounds in 2017/18.
As chief executive Mr Taylor had a salary of 103,938 pounds, returning officer/ counting officer fees of 8,335 and a pension payment of 16,838 pounds in 2017/18.
Mr Robinson earnt a salary of 109,885 pounds, expenses of 729 pounds, another payment of 117 pounds and a pension payment of 16,450 pounds as chief executive of the council in 2017/18. He is now chief executive of Newark and Sherwood District Council.
WIth a salary of 107,882 pounds, another payment of 197 pounds and a pension payment of 16,037 pounds in 2017/18 Ruth Hyde is Broxtowe's top paid public servant.
As chief executive officer of the council Mr Mitchell had a salary of 105,963 pounds, 17 pounds in expenses and 15,259 pounds in pension payments in 2017/18.