SNP Conference Fringe Event: SNP: A catalyst for fairer pay?
Thursday 15 October 2015
Boardroom A&B, Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre
Exhibition Avenue, Bridge of Don
Aberdeen AB23 8BL
Executive pay rocketed in recent years to an average of £5 Million a year, while income inequality in the UK is among the worst in Europe. This event will consider what the SNP can do, at Holyrood and Westminster, to tackle rampant executive pay and growing pay gaps within the economy.
John Mason MSP
David Watt (Executive Director, IoD Scotland)
Deborah Hargreaves (Director, High Pay Centre)
Robin McAlpine (Common Weal)
Chair: Luke Hildyard (Deputy Director, High Pay Centre)
The event takes place inside the secure zone - a security pass is required for entry. The event is otherwise free to attend and no pre-registration is required.
Since 1 January 2018 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
- High pay for fund managers hurts our pensions
Article by HPC Director Luke Hildyard for Left Foot Forward
- New director for the High Pay Centre
Exciting news - after Easter our former colleague Luke Hildyard will be returning to take over as director from Stefan Stern, who is stepping down after two and a half years
- Speech given by Chuka Umunna MP at IoD Feb 8 2018
Here is the text of the speech given by Chuka Umunna MP at our event held at the IoD on Feb 8th 2018