The findings from the Tax Payers Alliance revealed that Davie’s earned £406,000 in 2006-07. The 41.5 per cent increase, makes him the 31st best-paid public sector employee. By comparison Gordon Brown received £188,849 for the same period.
Others on the list include the Cabinet Office’s permanent secretary for government communications Howell James, who was paid £168,100.
British Waterways marketing and customer service director Simon Salem received £158,517, including a bonus of £30,210 and taxable benefits of £9,807.
HM Revenue and Customs director of communications and marketing Chris Hopson received £155,000.