Decision details

Gender Pay Gap Report

Decision Maker: Executive, Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To receive the Gender Pay Gap Report 2023/24




RECOMMENDED that Council:-


(1) note the findings and observations report as follows:-


·         the average rate of pay for females is higher than males across the Council;

·         the mean average difference has decreased since last year from 3.91% to 2.91%;

·         the median average difference has decreased since last year from 10.42% to 9.71%; and

·         that there are nearly three times more males in the lower quartile of earnings than females.


(2) approves the publication of the Gender Pay Gap Report on the Exeter City Council website, and to the centrally held database on;

(3) approves the annual review of the report to track the relationship between female and male earnings.


Reason for Decision: As set out in the report.





Report author: Shirley Fisher

Publication date: 08/02/2024

Date of decision: 06/02/2024

Decided at meeting: 06/02/2024 - Executive

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