Our bang-for-your-buck Mayor on Bob Crow's recent £10,000 pay rise:
"A spokesman for Boris Johnson said: “Anyone delivering public services in the current climate who thinks they deserve a double digit pay rise is not living in the real world.”
Still at least Bob Crow's pay rise comes from optional union fees rather than compulsory taxes:
Unlike say, the salary of the Chief Executive of City Hall:
So that would be an increase of £22,000 or around 12%.
What non-real-world-living-public-service-delivering spendthrift could have signed off that one?
Oh yes that would be Boris Johnson himself:
he told me that:
"I won't talk about individual salaries"
Unless they're the salaries of political enemies of course.
Bank note image by Beau Bo D'or
Sorry for the lateness of posting. I've been away on honeymoon.