Fat cat union bosses exposed

The Sun

Pommy union bosses have been exposed by The Taxpayers Alliance.

I wonder if our union bosses are likewise the “fat-cats” and part of the 1%?

How much does Helen Kelly receive in pay? What about Garry Parsloe? Is it time for more transparency in union funding? Should they be on the same disclosure rules that listed companies are?

DOZENS of union bosses enjoy “fat cat” pay deals worth more than £100,000 a year.

Some 36 chiefs are on six-figure packages made up of hefty salaries topped up with generous pensions and perks.

They include some of the most militant leaders, who have pocketed piles of cash while plotting strikes that caused misery for the public.

The figures are revealed today in a report by the TaxPayers’ Alliance. Train drivers’ union ASLEF paid out the most, with outgoing boss Keith Norman and his successor Mick Whelan receiving a total of £176,417 between them.

National Union of Teachers chief Christine Blower, who has threatened classroom chaos next autumn, earned £142,363. Her pay was up by ten per cent and FOUR times the average secondary teacher’s £35,000 annual salary.

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

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