Half of MPs and a third of charity workers against £100k salaries in charities

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4 in 5 Conservatives happy for charities to provide frontline services

  • Half of MPs (47%) think it is ‘unacceptable’ for charities to pay some staff over £100k a year, while a third (35%) are in favour
  • A survey of 480 charity staff showed 38% of them were also against it, with 47% in favour
  • 13% of MPs are happy with charities paying staff over £200k a year, with three quarters opposed (77%).

Less than half of Conservative MPs think charities should challenge the government and political parties

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5 in 6 Labour MPs disagree as politicians split on charities in politics

  • Just 42% of Conservative MPs think it is acceptable for charities to challenge government policy, with 39% against the idea
  • Only 37% of them feel charities should challenge the policies of political parties, with 46% opposed.

A chief concern: how CEO pay has changed in the UK’s best known charities over the last five years

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Charity chief executives have recently found themselves under the spotlight in one area more than any other; their salaries. Plenty has been said about the public objecting to anyone at a charity earning over £100k a year, but we have been looking at how we got to this stage.
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