Thursday 11 June 2009

£800 a minute councillor

Research has uncovered that a Councillor in Tower Hamlets, one of the most deprived boroughs in London, received an allowance of £8,069 for chairing a committee which sat for only 10 minutes in 2008/09

That works out at £800.06 per minute.

The lucky recipient of taxpayers’ hard earned cash is Labour councillor Salim Ullah.

And you thought I was going mention someone else, didn’t you?

1 comment:

Rog T said...


£800 a minute is good value compared to Mike Freer. He got a £3,000 responsibility allowance for being in charge of resources. When the proverbial hit the fan,did he take responsibility? I make that £3,000 for nothing at all.