Part 2: Staff of the Council
182.Paragraph 7 requires the Council to employ a Chief Executive, and the first such appointment is to be made by the Secretary of State on such terms and conditions as he determines. Subsequent appointments of Chief Executives are to be made by the Council, with the approval of the Secretary of State being required for both the appointment and for the terms and conditions on which the appointment is made.
183.Paragraph 8 enables the Council to employ other staff as it considers appropriate, with the numbers of staff and their terms and conditions subject to approval by the Secretary of State.
184.Paragraph 9 makes provision to allow the Chief Executive and staff of the Council to join the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme and for payments to be made by the Council in respect of this pension provision.
185.Paragraph 10 provides that the Council may arrange for other parties to provide it with assistance, and to pay fees to such parties.