Top public pay revealed
Details of public sector pay, including the 9,187 employees who earn more than the prime minister, are revealed in a Panorama investigation.Examine details of the public sector pay investigation
Public sector pay: the methodology
A detailed explanation of the methodology used in compiling an extensive review of public sector salaries in the UK.Read about how the figures were calculated
The case for and against high public sector pay
Panorama's Vivian White presents views from both sides of the heated debate over how much senior public sector workers should be paid. In researching Panorama: Because We're Worth It - the Taxpayers' Rich List, he takes the pulse of the people in Trafalgar Square and hears a rigorous defence of a highly paid chief constable in Middlesbrough.Read reporter Vivian White's feature
With more than 9,000 public sector workers now earning more than Prime Minister David Cameron, Panorama reporter Vivian White took to the streets of London to find out how the general public rates the people at the top of the public sector pay scale.
Panorama reporter Vivian White meets a community in Middlesbrough who feel that their neighbourhood is visibly safer thanks to their chief constable. They think he is worth his annual salary of £208,690.
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