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£178,000 for defunct job

The chief executive of an education body is being paid £187,000 despite having no work to do, it was disclosed in April 2018. That is more than the annual income tax paid by 56 workers on average earnings

Madeleine Atkins is the chief executive of the Higher Education Funding Council for England. It ceased to function on 31 March 2018 when replaced by the Office for Students. She still had nine months to run on her contract. [18.04]