FOI request detail

Pay of executives and pcns

Request ID: FOI-2444-2223
Date published: 30 January 2023

You asked

I would like to know the names and pay salaries of the top officals and what they do in tfl (i.e. their resposiblities and what does an avrage day look like). How much do you make from pcns, and how do you set you pcn rates (what is it based on).

We answered

TfL Ref: 2444-2223
Thank you for your request received by us on 29 January 2022 and following clarification, 2 and 3 January 2023 asking for information about Penalty Charge Notices and senior executive pay.
Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy.  I can confirm that we hold the information you require. You asked for:

I would like to know the names and pay salaries of the top officials and what they do in TfL (i.e. their responsibilities and what does an average day look like).
Can you identify the top executives of TfL and their salaries.

The information you asked for is available on our website using the following links:
Senior Executive Pay is published on page 71 onwards of Transport for London’s Annual Report:
Biographies of our management team and their roles within the organisation:
Details of the role of Board Members and their salaries:
In accordance with section 21 of the FOI Act, we are not obliged to supply you with a copy of some of the requested information as it is already accessible to you elsewhere.

How much do you make from pcns, and how do you set you pcn rates (what is it based on).
How much money do you make from pcns 2022? 

Please see the following table for Red Route Penalty Charge Notices during 2022. Please also note this is the amount we have received in payments towards these PCNs and this can change as more PCNs are paid over time:
PCN typeAmount paid
Bus Lane Enforcement£756,898
Moving Contraventions£21,735,770
Red Route - CCTV£22,445,229
Red Route - On Street£8,214,998
Grand Total£53,152,895
PCNs are set at £160, reduced by 50% if paid within 28 days of the issue date. This amount is set by scheme regulations and to encourage compliance. This is line with penalties issued for other road user contraventions in London.
Details of Congestion Charge and ULEZ PCNs are published via the respective links below, in the ‘Finance, Operations & Performance’ sections to September 2022.
However, in accordance with the FOI Act, we are not obliged to supply the information you are seeking for the remainder of 2022 for this part of your request as it is subject to a statutory exemption to the right of access to information, under Section 22 of the Act. In this instance the exemption has been applied as the data you have requested is intended for future publication.

This exemption is subject to a public interest test, which requires us to assess whether the public interest in applying the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosure. In this instance, it is considered that the public interest favours the publication of this information, in context and according to the pre-determined schedule, rather than in response to your request, to ensure the information is provided accurately and in an accessible manner.

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for any reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal as well as information on copyright and what to do if you would like to re-use any of the information we have disclosed.
Yours sincerely
Jasmine Howard
FOI Case Officer
FOI Case Management Team
General Counsel
Transport for London

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