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Salaries of top government employees

Seven chief executives of Manx government departments, bodies and statutory boards have salaries of over £100,000 a year.

The figures have been revealed by the chief minister in reply to a written House of Keys question from South Douglas MHK Bill Malarkey.

Top of the tree is the chief exec of the Financial Supervision Commission who is on £225,000 a year, or well over £4,000 a week.

Edward Oldham has more (text, below, from attached audio file):

All but two of the 20 chief executives gave consent for their salaries to be published - the ones who refused were from the Isle of Man Post Office and the Department of Transport.

Second and third on the list are the Insurance and Pensions Authority on nearly £181,000 and the Chief Secretary's Office on £132,000.

The MEA's is paid £111,000 basic plus a performance-related bonus of up to £21,000.

And top departmental chief exec is the Treasury's on £115,000, followed by the Department of Education's on £110,000 and the Department of Health and Social Security's on nearly £106,000.

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