A staggering £36million was squandered on 826 spin doctors, according to the TaxPayers’ Alliance.

Meanwhile £6.8million was frittered away on salaries for 165 equality and diversity staff.

A further £3.5million was splashed out on 86 “green” staff.

Reported by the Daily Express. You can read the full story here. 

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