Director of HR and People Development salaries - 428/18

Date Responded 09 May 2018

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked:

All requested information and documents relating to this request concerning Joscelin Lawson in her roles as Director of Human Resources and also Director of people and Development. 

I would also like to add to my request as follows; 

A. What is the annual salary of Director of Human Resources?

B. What is the annual salary of Director of people and Development?

C. Please also supply full details of all other payments, allowances, bonuses and benefits that are paid and or which can be claim regards part A, Director of Human Resources?

And B, by the Director of people and Development? 

In Response:

We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention. 

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Human Resources Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police. 

I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows. 

A. The force does not have a Director of Human Resources.  This change took place on 5th June 2017.

B. Director of People and Development is a Band 7 post (salary detailed below)




Band 7







C. N/A as no Director of Human Resources post

B) Please find attached an excerpt from the Police Staff Handbook.  The sections 2,3,4,6 and 7, have been extracted and are relevant to your question. 


  • FOI 428-18 -(police staff handbook) Director of HR and People Development salaries
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