Accountancy Age, Accountancy Age, Wednesday 16 June 2010 at 06:59:00

Salary veto prompts end of CEO search at the Audit Commission

The search for a new cheif executive at the Audit Commission has been put onhold after the government blocked the salary package of 240,000, according tothe Daily Telegraph.

The salary was vetoed local government minister Eric Pickles who claimed itwas against the "spirit" of austerity in public spending.

The commission said interim CEO Eugene Sullivan would remain in place for theforeseeable future.

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