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 2017 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
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High Pay Centre response to the Queen’s Speech – 21 June 2017
- Welcome common sense on pay ratios
High Pay Centre statement on the Conservative party manifesto
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The Labour Party is proposing an "Excessive Pay Levy" on businesses offering very large salaries