If you work in the private sector, how much has your pay risen in the last 10 years. The government has already revealed that pay for the top 5% of earners in the public sector has risen by 51% in the past 10 years. Of course that far understates the pay of individuals who will have received promotions in that time.
New research conducted for BBC Panorama has found that there were more than 38,000 public employees earn more than £100,000, more than 9,000 public sector employees are earning a higher wage than the £142,500 paid to the prime minister, and 1,000 people are on more than £200,000.
But the truly staggering figures comes from the number of supposedly impoverished academics who have to scrape by on a six figure salary at these academic institutions:
University College London312 Imperial College292 University of Oxford224 Cardiff University217 Kings College London202