The Sejm of Poland adopted a bill to reduce the salaries of parliamentarians by 20%
WARSAW, may 11 — RIA Novosti. The Sejm of Poland adopted a draft law reducing the salaries of MPs by 20%, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Now the salary of the Deputy and the Senator will meet 80% of the salaries of Deputy Secretary of state.
For the bill voted 240 members, 2 were against and 5 abstained. Did not participate in the vote of 213 deputies, including the opposition party “Civic platform”, “Nowoczesna”, and the Polish peasant party.
At the same level will remain the amounts earmarked for the expenses of the deputies connected with the performance of duties in the country.
These costs would be 25% of the salary of the Deputy Secretary of state.
During consideration of the bill, the document was heavily criticized by opposition deputies.
A bill to reduce the salaries of deputies was prepared, the ruling party of Poland “law and justice” after Poland broke the scandal of the premiums that were paid to the members of the government. The ruling party also decided that the Ministers will return to these awards, handing them to charity.