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Localism and transparency

Local authorities are required to publish their pay policy statement, including the pay of Chief Officers each year. The council's statement was signed off by the full County Council meeting on 19 March 2019. Please also see links to supporting documents and previous pay policy statements, as listed below:

Pay Policy Statement 2019-2020

This Pay Policy Statement (PDF) has been published to comply with section 40 of the Localism Act 2011.

Equal Pay Policy Statement

This Equal Pay Policy Statement (PDF) confirms the council's commitment to ensuring equal pay for work of equal value.

Working For Surrey: Employment policies

This document which summaries the council's key employment policies is currently under review.

Transparency data

We are committed to being open and transparent about how we work, our decision-making processes and the services provided. As part of this commitment we publish data relevant to increase democratic accountability and to comply with the requirements of the Local Government Transparency Code 2015.

See our open data.

Files available to download

  • Equal Pay Policy Statement 2015-16 (138.0 KB)
    The practice of awarding pay fairly and equitably is in direct support of the council’s duty and its policy of diversity and equality
  • Early Retirement and Severance Policy 2015-16 (194.0 KB)
    This Policy sets out Surrey County Council’s scheme and arrangements for termination due to redundancy, efficiency, and employee led early retirement including early retirement on compassionate grounds.
  • Pay Policy Statement 2019-2020 (856.6 KB)
    Surrey County Council Pay Policy Statement 2019-2020, detailing the Surrey County Council pay arrangements
  • Pay Policy Statement 2018-2019 (502.0 KB)
    Surrey County Council Pay Policy Statement 2018-2019, detailing the Surrey County Council pay arrangements
  • Pay Policy Statement 2017 - 2018 (391.5 KB)
    This file contains Surrey County Council's Pay policy statement 2017 - 2018, including the pay bands for that year.