A TOP boss at Somerset County Council is resigning his position. 

Kevin Nacey, director of finance at the council, is set to leave the authority shortly. 

A spokesman for Somerset County Council said: “We can confirm that the council’s Director of Finance has decided to leave the authority.

"We are very sorry to see him go but of course respect his decision, thank him for all his excellent work and wish him all the best for the future.”

According to the 2017 senior leadership salaries released by the council, Mr Nacey was earning £103,020 a year, with £13,907 in pension contributions.