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  • David Norgrove, controversial ex-executive of M&S, on £500 a day to direct qango on minimum wage

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  • David Norgrove, who already gets £108,774 a year as the pensions regulator, will appropriately start his job as chairman of the Low Pay Commission on May Day and be expected to devote up to three days a month running the qango that has the job of recommending the minimum wage rate every year.

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  • When our Taoiseagh is paid more than the British Prime Minister, our central bank governer even our army chief paid more than theirs, all the way to our qango pseudo CEO's, regulators, public servants, teachers, nurses, gardai etc then we are not competitive.

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  • Acronym for Quasi Autonomous Non Govermental Organization. Used often in British cultures. Usually staff are civil servants but there is no direct link to the government ie. no Minister or Permanant Secretary.

    March 31, 2009