NHS salaries ‘can’t be justified’
Nearly 800 health board staff in the north and north-east earn more than £100,000 a year, with a third pocketing more than the first minister.
Figures released by Labour revealed 772 top wage-earners, with 219 of them earning more than Alex Salmond who currently takes home £135,065 as first minister and MSP for Gordon.
The party said it was impossible to justify “huge salaries” when health boards were looking at laying off thousands of staff, including those on the front line.
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