The Prime Minister earns £142,500
The top 5% of public sector workers have seen their pay increase by 50% in the past 10 years
This information was collected from 2400 organisations using the Freedom of Information Act.
More than 9000 Public Sector workers earn more than the PM.
By far the greatest proportion comes from the NHS (6478 workers).
Others detailed were:
362 council workers
22 in Cameron's own Cabinet Office
45 top ranking police officers.
160 BBC executives.
The leader of Liverpool City Council's job is up for grabs. They reduced the salary to £197,000 to take into consideration public spending cuts, but this position still attracts £55,000 more income than the PM. They aggressively argue that Liverpool City Council deserves the best person for the job!
Given the final salary pension schemes for these top earners, you'd be looking at private sector salaries IRO of £200k to be on parity.
These increases were presided over by a government that purports to support the working classes and the disadvantaged -
Watch Panorama tonight for further details.