Union Fat Cats Go Into Hiding

The Taxpayers’ Alliance seem to have rubbed the union bosses up the wrong way this morning. Following their release of the “fat-cat” list of bosses on over £100,000, no union official, despite many being asked, has managed to make it onto the TV this morning to defend their pay packets. After what happened when Dave Prentis got tied down on the issue on the Daily Politics a few months ago, it’s no surprise they have gone to ground. Thirty-eight trade union general secretaries and chief executives who spend their days lecturing about inequality and exploitation, received remuneration of more than £100,000 last year. That will ease the pain of the long days of the “general strike” being planned.


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