The Bankrupt Council Rich List

Bankrupt councils in the UK have 45 staff members on six-figure salaries, a TaxPayers' Alliance investigation has revealed. This includes Croydon, where 21 members of staff were on salaries in excess of £100,000.


Speaking to the Daily Express, which published the findings, our investigations campaign manager Elliot Keck said:

“Local taxpayers have looked on in horror as their council bet everything on black, only to end up in the red.

"Yet town hall bosses are still receiving whopping six-figure salaries, even before pensions and other perks are taken into account.

“Serious restraint on pay should be shown if bankrupt councils are going to balance the books.”


Read the full story here.

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