Parliament begins implementation of salary cuts after 7 months of decision Abadi

2016/03/12 (21:01 pm)

After 7 months of government reforms launched by Prime Minister, deputies began to apply the reduction in its segment. According to the Deputy talked to (range), Parliament began, since early March, the implementation of the decision of the Prime Minister to reduce salaries and protections of the Presidency and the House of representatives and House staff.
In accordance with these procedures, the nominal salary of speaker of the House of representatives became 8 million dinars a month, down from 35 million. And the Vice-Presidents will add 6 million dinars, down from 25 million n dinars per month. While lowering the salary of the Member of Parliament from 12 million to 6 million dinars.

Parliamentary conventions and the preparation of legislative authority to the protections 50 security component from exceeding a population element by 100, and 15 have been allocated to security to protect all of the Vice-Chairmen were 30 each.

The reduction also included the salaries of Deputies identified by 33% for each employee. Parliamentary sources expects that payroll deductions are made "retroactively".

Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abbadi was issued on 9 August 2015, inter alia, included an immediate reduction to prepare the protections for all officials, including the three presidencies, and the abolition of the posts of Vice-Presidents of the Republic and the Prime Minister immediately, and remove all the top positions for partisan and sectarian quotas.

The House voted unanimously on 11 August on parliamentary reform package launched by Council President Salim al-Jabouri, after the House voted, the first package of government reforms.

Najiba says Deputy Najib, a member of the parliamentary Economic Committee on permission for (term), "parliamentary reform approved by the House of representatives last August, some entered into force late last year, reducing the number of protections included the Presidency of the Parliament, deputies and advisers and agents of ministries."
Mp Najib added that "the reforms provided for reducing the nominal salary of speaker of the House from 35 million to 8 million dinars a month, and reduce my Vice-Chairmen of 25 million to 6 million dinars each month" and noted that "reducing salaries included deputies led to reduced from 12 million to 6 million per Deputy.

Member of the Economic Committee showed that "the salaries, before reduction, was 12 million dinars per month distributed 5 million dinars as my salary, and 5 million allocation of the post, and 2 million as hospitality allocations, including tax deductions by about 800-750 thousand dinars a month, and the retirement deduction limits of 500 thousand dinars per month.

Attorney draws on Kurdistan Democratic Bloc "parliamentary reform, which reduced the salaries of Parliament and reduce the protections, came upon a letter from the Prime Minister to Parliament, stating that" the Parliament accordingly passed a reformist paper included the austerity measures without changing the text of the book sent by the Government to the legislature. "

And on reducing the number of protections provided for paper, explained Deputy nagiba Naguib to "prepare the protections have reduced to 16 mp security element one after that were up to 30 security" element, the element protection earns a monthly salary of up to 750 thousand dinars, which withheld tax deductions of up to 30,000 dinars per month.
Najib followed by saying that "the protection of the President of the Chamber of Deputies before the reforms were more than 100 security element, but now reduced to (50) a security component, either as Deputy Speaker of Parliament, had each 60 item protection but declined to 30 after the reforms."

The "reforms were allocated to the Member of the House of representatives 16 security element that was in previous 30 items to protect." Kurdish mp revealed that "the reduction included the salaries of deputies by 33%, confirming that" deductions employees entered into force since the beginning of this month despite the reforms approved last August, so the payroll deductions will be retroactively ".

And on reducing legal salaries of parliamentarians, Najib asserts, "the Prime Minister has the right to reduce salaries for the three presidencies but could not reduce the salaries of other government institutions each of which law regulating its work."

The House decision confirms badwah mp Imad John that "reducing salaries and setting protections came upon the parliamentary reforms approved last year. Pointing out that "the reduction of the nominal salary of the Presidium of the Sejm to 50%, and members of Parliament have been reducing their salaries by 45%, House staff salaries are reduced by 40%.

And John, (range), that "cuts the appropriations included, are 100% doctoral and master's 75% walbkloria 55% and 25%, also has a 50% position allocations". "This reduction in income at the beginning of March existing force."