Derby City Council chief Roger Kershaw suspended

Roger Kershaw Roger Kershaw has been suspended by Derby City Council

The council said the matter involving Roger Kershaw is still being investigated and his suspension is a "neutral act".

Mr Kershaw is the council's strategic director of resources and his annual salary was £118,890 as of 1 January 2013.

The department he was in charge of had 700 employees as of April 2013.

The council said in a statement: "Derby City Council confirms that the above post holder has been suspended from duties pending further investigation.

"The council stresses that this is a neutral act.

"The council can make no further comment on this matter until the process has been concluded."

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