The budget for the financial year 2015/2016 includes an increment of 40% on MPS salaries to “motivate them to supervise government work. This comes at a time when various sections of the public service are demanding salary rises notably teachers and health workers.
This is according to the Daily Monitor newspaper which reports “Authorities in Parliament face a backlash after they approved a 40 per cent pay rise for MPs and House staff, in a move the Clerk to Parliament said came through “a rigorous process” and is intended to “motivate” members ahead of next year’s elections.
Details in the new policy statement for Parliamentary Commission show that if the ministry of Finance provides the funds in the budget for the 2015/16 financial year, mileage allowances for MPs will be increased from Shs2,500 per km to Shs3,500.”
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Aggregated from : Daily Monitor