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MPs Should Pick up Bill for Staff Turnover

MPs Should Pick up Bill for Staff Turnover

27 JUNE 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Responding to the report that taxpayers have picked up the bill for an MP’s high staff turnover, Taxpayers’ Union spokesperson, Ben Craven, says:

“In the private sector, firing employees without stable grounds for doing so can result in significant financial penalty for the firm. The same cannot be said for politicians and political staffers.”

“While it’s not uncommon for relationships between managers and employees to break down, taxpayers should not be left picking up the bill.”

ENDS


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