Communications disease Public sector waste

Government salaries

In recent years the jobs pages have become one of the richest seams for those seeking out examples of how government spending has been getting out of hand. 

Here are a few examples from today’s Sunday Times:

ST MoD 22-1-2006.jpga “substantial six figure” Director of News to lead a 24-strong press team for the Ministry of Defence, when do the numbers in the press team exceed the number of Royal Navy front line ships?

ST Birmingham CC 22-1-2006.jpg£195K to lead Birmingham City Council, I know Birmingham is a big city but Livingstone only gets the equivalent salary of a Cabinet Minister at £134K



ST Surrey CC 22-1-2006.jpgmeanwhile Surrey County Council is looking to give away six figures 4 times over. 

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