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Taxing the railways

Taxing the railways
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Southern Railway train drivers accepted a 28 per cent pay rise over five years, taking their basic salary for a four-day week to £63,000 and putting them in the top 7 per cent of UK earners. With overtime, they get £75,000, lifting them into the top 5 per cent. How much pre-tax pay is needed to reach each stage of the top 10 per cent?

10%

£51,400

9%

£54,000

8%

£57,000

7%

£60,700

6%

£65,400

5%

£71,700

4%

£80,300

3%

£92,900

2%

£112,000

1%

£162,000

Source: ONS