The Strike Leaders’ Gold Tinted Shades

Tory backbencher Dominic Raab has come out fighting in the Telegraph against the taxpayer funding of union staff. The “why should we pay for their strike action” camp is growing.

With convenient timing the Taxpayers’ Alliance have released their annual union fat-cats rich list. Thirty-seven trade union leaders take home more than £100,000. This adds up to over £4.6 million, up 5.4% in a year. And look how well our strike leaders are doing:

With remuneration like that, no wonder they are blind to the chaos that a one day strike will cause families up and down the country, who can only dream of that sort of money…



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