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Council 'rich list' revealed

More than 3,000 senior council executives took home pay and perk packages in excess of £100,000, according to a new study out today.

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Taxpayers' Alliance: councils 'clearly have cash in the bank'

Taxpayers will be astonished that so many council employees are still getting such a generous deal while everyone else in the public sector is facing a pay freeze.

TheTown Hall Rich List shows that while councils insist cuts can only mean pressure on frontline services, some clearly have cash in the bank when itcomes to paying their own senior staff.

– Matthew Elliott, chief executive of the Taxpayers' Alliance

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