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This chart shows the Office Structure for the Governance Team:

Chart listing the Office Structure for the Governance Team

For more information on the Estate Services Team click here.

PCC and Deputy Salaries

The Commissioner’s salary is £78,404 per annum. This is set by the Home Office.

The Deputy Commissioner’s salary is £36,586 per annum.

Assistant PCC Allowances

Assistant PCC Nicola Lowery receives a monthly allowance of £2916.66 plus expenses. (37 hour working week)

Assistant PCC Paul Middlebrough receives a monthly allowance of £1458.33 plus expenses (18.5 hour working week)

Senior Employees

The following senior employees within the Commissioner’s Governance team have salaries in excess of £58,200 per annum:

Gareth Boulton is the Chief Executive . His salary is £95,000 per annum.

Paul Benfield is the Treasurer (Salary Band L).

Tony Morriss Deputy Chief Executive (Salary Band K)

Chris O’Hara Head of Estates (Salary Band L)

Staff Profile

Equality DataNumber of staff
Proportion of staff with ethnic minority1
Proportion of staff with a disability1
Number of female staff18
Number of male staff7
 Total number of staff25
SalariesNumber of Posts
(Scale A) (£19,149- £19,689)1
(Scale D) (£24,576- £26,565)4.8
(Scale E) (£27,432- £32,394)2.6
(Scale F)  (£33,360- £35,307)6.5
(Scale G) (£36,231- £41,517)4.8
(Scale H)  (£42,597-£48,048)3
(Scale J)  (£53,586-£59,742)1
(Scale K) (£61,176 – £68,070)1
(Scale L) (£69,564- £77,559)1
Pay Multiple2.35:1

Other staff resources

Force personnel

The PCC’s Staff Officer post is a police sergeant on a secondment from West Mercia Police.

A number of support services provided under the direction and control of the chief constable are made available to the Commissioner when required.  A memorandum of understanding sets out these services.

Local authority personnel

Internal audit and payroll services are provided by Worcestershire County Council.

Complaints review function

The complaints review function is undertaken by an independent qualified external body