Thursday 16 July 2009

Spads rake it in

Below are the current pay grades for 'special advisers', released by Number 10 today.

Spads, as they are known, are employed by ministers and taxpayer funded – but have a political role. Very grey area.

You'll notice that even some of those in pay-band two have a higher wage than your average MP – who will take home about £65,000 before expenses.

Shows where the power in Westminster lies perhaps.


Oldrightie said...

All Party donors to Labour, as well.

Anonymous said...

£142G! That's four teachers worth of bullshit.

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