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Number of civil servants on £100k almost doubles

9 August 2023

7:36 PM

9 August 2023

7:36 PM

It looks like trimming the fat isn’t going too well at the civil service, despite the government’s middling efforts.

Between 2016 and 2018 the government capped pay rises for mandarins – and froze salaries entirely in 2021 to bring down the costs of the bloated public sector. New analysis from the TaxPayers’ Alliance though shows that this hasn’t been entirely successful.

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