Whitehall Golden Goodbye Bill

Whitehall departments spent £182 million on golden goodbyes in 2021/22, a TaxPayers' Alliance investigation found. As part of this 389 former staff received packages worth over £100,000, with 66 receiving more than £150,000.


Speaking to the Daily Mail, which published the findings, Elliot Keck, investigations campaign manager at the TaxPayers' Alliance said:

"These golden goodbyes will be a kick in the teeth for taxpayers.

"While households scrimp and save, Whitehall fat cats are trousering massive exit payments.

"The government should act to rein in these bumper payouts."


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