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Major probe reveals public sector squanders £5.6bn of your cash 

Added 11-23-20 04:36:03pm EST - “The investigation by the TaxPayers' Alliance and which involved 4,000 Freedom of Information requests has found that ” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Major probe reveals public sector squanders £5.6bn of your cash ”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A major investigation has found that £5.6 billion in public cash has been frittered away on luxuries, feathering Whitehall mandarins' nests and a wide range of jaw-dropping projects.

It comes as Chancellor Rishi Sunak prepares to set out a plan for taking back control of the nation's finances after spending hundreds of billions tackling the Covid-19 crisis.

The investigation – carried out with the TaxPayers' Alliance – involved more than 4,000 Freedom of Information requests, and the analysis of thousands of government contracts and databases. 

Ofcom's new chief executive Dame Melanie Dawes (pictured with Prince William at Buckingham Palace) pocketed between £15,000 and £20,000 on top of her salary 

Meg Hillier, chairman of the public accounts committee, said: 'There is no magic money pot – this is taxpayers' money that's being spent at a time when the low-paid and hard-working people have seen a massive cut in income or lost their livelihood.

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