The MPs are pushing for their salaries to be pegged with that of Appeals Courtroom judges according to a report by starrfm.com.gh.
The go for the boost in salaries and conclude of assistance benefits for MPs is remaining pushed and defended by the two the Minority and Bulk Leaders of the Residence – Haruna Iddrisu and Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu.
The wage of parliamentarians is at present in the region of GHC14,000 for each month and according to Citi Information resources, the MPs have tabled an maximize amongst GHS 21,000 to GHS 24,000.
Speaking at a media engagement in Accra on Wednesday, the Minority Leader and MP for Tamale South, Haruna Iddrisu pointed out that given that 2016 MPs have not experienced their salaries reviewed upwards contrary to other general public sector staff.
He opined that the public should to take into consideration the character of MPs’ work.
Mr. Iddrisu even further mentioned that there is no safety of tenure for the career of an MP.
“It is important that the community appreciates that for our job, there is no safety of tenure… At the finish of four several years, [an MP] has to be entitled to it [better emoluments],” he argued.
“What we need to have to do is to have the public alongside. There are lots of of you who comment as if MPs are not deserving of it [better emoluments],” the Minority Chief extra.
On his section, the The greater part Chief, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu also said a achievable retirement added benefits plan for MPs is beneath thing to consider.
The President is meant to approve the ex-gratia of MPs and the other Report 71 business office holders when Parliament approves that of the Govt.