Daily Archive for July 25th, 2007

More money for MPs

By Ria Taitt, newsday.co.tt
Tuesday, July 24 2007

Red House‘It means that former MPs, such as Ralph Maraj and Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj, would receive, at age 55, a gratuity of 10 percent of their gross salary.’

Once again, the financial perks of all members of Parliament (MPs) have been greatly enhanced.

An amendment to the Retiring Allowances (Legislative Service) Act which was quietly, quickly and unanimously passed in the House of Representatives last Friday, doubles the gratuity payment to which each MP would be entitled.
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