Article taken from Issue 1 of The Ox-Fly - Oxford's radical newsletter:
Where's this money coming from? Well, council tax was increased last year, while the council's providing less and less services. It's clear that the extra council tax we have to pay is going straight into the pockets of these managers. As you'd expect, people are angry. A massive 96% of people in an Oxford Mail poll called the pay rises ‘unjustified' – only 4% thought these bosses were doing a good job and deserved the money.