MPs’ Salary Increases
13 December 2001
Acting Prime Minister Jim Anderton says
there is always controversy when the Higher Salaries
Commission sets MPs’ salaries.
“No one is ever satisfied
with the Commission’s determination, but no one is satisfied
with any other method of setting MPs’ salaries either.
don’t have a personal view on whether this year’s
determination is appropriate. We have an independent system
of pay fixing, and it should remain independent,” Jim
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