Public servant on $600k feared he could not afford to reside in London

A NSW commerce envoy to the UK mentioned he was ‘horrified’ by the price of dwelling in London and argued forcefully for the taxpayer to assist pay his hire.

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A NSW public servant incomes $600,000 a yr has mentioned he would battle to afford to reside in London except taxpayers helped paid his hire.

NSW Agent Normal to the UK Stephen Cartwright gave proof to an inquiry on Tuesday morning the place he defended invoking Dominic Perrottet and different high politicians in wage negotiations together with his bosses within the public service.

The inquiry additionally heard ex-trade minister Stuart Ayres was briefed on Cartwright’s want to have hire cash and college charges for his youngsters added to his remuneration bundle and that Ayres raised no objections.

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