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 Hroisman raised MPs’ salaries by almost three times by his final decree as Rada speaker. DOCUMENT

April 14, Volodymyr Hroisman raised salary of the lawmakers from 6,400 to 17,650 hryvnias by his last decree on the position of the Verkhovna Rada Speaker.

Petro Poroshenko Bloc faction MP Olha Chervakova wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"A lawmaker's salary have been increased from April 15, 2016. It has grown from 6,400 UAH (about $250) to 17,650 UAH (about $680). A similar amount will be allocated for parliamentary activity. The payroll budget of MP's assistants was also increased from 12,500 UAH (about $480) to 25,000 UAH (about $960). All figures exclude taxes, that is, less money will be actually received. Five assistants can be hired by an MP from now on. The previous threshold was four. It was the last decree of Volodymyr Hroisman at the post of speaker. Let me remind you that MPs Oleksii Mushak and Mustafa Nayyem were among those who demanded to increase the lawmakers' salaries in order to reduce corruption risks," she wrote and posted the corresponding decree.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/p385333