We’re All In This Together!?

In 2000, average earnings for the chief executive of a top FTSE 100 company were £900,000 a year, a remarkable 47 times the average salary in Britain (£19k). By 2010 FTSE 100 executives were on a average income of £2.3m a year, a thumping 88 times the earnings of the average worker (£26k).


About I Am Not A Number

I Am Not A Number is written by Chris Jury. For 30 years Chris Jury was a TV actor, director and writer best known for playing Eric Catchpole in over 60 episodes of the BBC’s antique classic, Lovejoy, and for directing over 50 episodes of Eastenders. In 2008 he was appointed as the Senior Lecturer in Recorded Media in the School Of Music & Performing Arts at Bath Spa University. He currently presents, Agitpop, a pop & politics radio discussion programme on North Cotswold Community Radio http://www.agitpopradio.org.uk He is currently the Communications Officer for UCU at Bath Spa University and a UCU SW Regional Rep at SWTUC.
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6 Responses to We’re All In This Together!?

  1. What we need to do is find out what those rich people want to buy and sell it to them. Keep the money circulating.

  2. YOU know. Like bogus antiques.

  3. harry says:

    The rich people tend to want to buy large tracts of agricultural land on the edge of cities, seeking to gain profits through getting planning permission for them.

    They also like to buy cheap housiong and office space in inner city areas and then let the buildings crumble through disrepair, so getting permission to demolish them and build from scratch

    The reality is that the rich simply don’t spend that large a proportion of their money as ordinary people do. What they do spend more on tends to be school fees and medical insurance.

  4. harry says:

    and that is why they buy green lots of belt land and buildings in depressed areas. They are not stupid enough to put their money in banks like us lot.

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