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£244M For Devolved Politicians Salaries.

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Devolution Gravytrain:
£244M For Devolved Politicians Salaries.
A new report by highlights that the 297 devolved politicians cost the British taxpayer over £60 million per year in basic salaries alone.
This amounts to over £244million over a four year period. This figure does not include any other item of devolved expenditure (salary enhancements, expenses, offices or official car fleets etc). £244m could provide: police on the streets or welfare for the elderly across the United Kingdom.

The report also highlights the four tier voting system in the UK and the multiplication of politicians representing a single elector (15 in Scotland - not including local government).

For further info please see Report 1 at