Westminster City Council chief executive to leave £200k post

Mike More will retire

Mike More will retire - Credit: Archant

Mike More will retire from his role at the end of the year

The chief executive of Westminster City Council is to step down from his £200,000 a year post, it has been announced today.

Mike More, who has been in the role since 2007, will retire at the end of the year.

The 57-year-old is credited as one of the driving forces behind the Triborough partnership between Westminster, Hammersmith and Fulham and Kensington and Chelsea Councils.

The father-of-two said today: “The toughest and most rewarding role in my career has been to lead Westminster City Council through one of the most turbulent periods in local government history.

“With the help of a hugely talented team, we have been able to set Westminster City Council on a course as one of the most progressive authorities in the country, despite a background of unprecedented financial hardship and uncertainty.”

The council has begun the begun the search for a successor.