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UK’s Top Bosses Paid 386 Times The National Living Wage

CEOs in the UK’s top 100  companies now pocket an average of £5.3m* each year, or 386 times that of a worker earning the National Living Wage, according to new analysis by The Equality Trust.

Over two thirds (67%) of FTSE 100 CEOs are paid more than 100 times the average UK salary. Ninety per cent of FTSE 100 CEOs are paid at least 100 times more than the National Living Wage.

Housing White Paper - Foundations Laid But More Needed to Tackle Housing Crisis

The Equality Trust has responded to today's Housing White Paper from the Government. Dr. Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust, said: 

"Our housing crisis is a national scandal. Millions are locked out of home ownership, paying through the nose to be trapped in sub-standard housing. At the same time a quarter of the richest 100 people in Britain have amassed billions, in part through their interests in our dysfunctional housing market.

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