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In: Campaigning, Fighting Back, Sector News, Young People, Youth Workers

In recent weeks you will have heard through national media about David Cameron (a lovely local Oxfordshire MP who just happens to be the prime minister) his back handed working practices in offering Oxfordshire secret deals with Number 10 policy makers to discuss alternative funding streams to fund front line services. But what you may not know is that these front line services are actually people's life lines and a way that local and rural communities can access provision, support and the outside world.  Read More »

Inflation busting increases for housing Chief Executives

In: Housing, Sector News

Inside Housing reveals housing boss’s pay In the biggest hundred housing associations, chief executive total pay (includes basic pay, bonus and car allowance) rose 5.5% to £182,780. Bonuses for chiefs of the biggest 100 housing associations rose 4.7%, from £16,737 last year, to £17,519 in 2014/15. This continues the trend of a growing gap between front line pay and top pay in the sector.  Read More »

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