University chiefs' 10% wage rise puts them on up to £450,000 a year and reignites 'fat cat' pay row
.Pay packages of dozens of uni chiefs have soared, with an average of £277,834
.The highest individual deal reached £451,000 – three times the salary of the PM
.Vice-chancellors also spending thousands of pounds on flights and hotel rooms
.Figures obtained under Freedom of Information by University and College Union.
The pay packages of dozens of university chiefs have soared by more than 10 per cent within a year, research shows.
They are taking home an average of £277,834, but the highest individual deal reached £451,000 – three times the salary of the Prime Minister.
Vice-chancellors are also spending thousands on flights – mainly business and first class – and hotel rooms.