24 Jul 2006

Solomon Islands politicians in line for a lift in pay

8:13 pm on 24 July 2006

A proposal is being put before the Parliamentary Entitlements Commission in Solomon Islands for a significant rise in pay for members of parliament.

The national broadcaster, the SIBC, says the proposal would see the prime minister's salary increasing to 19 thousand US dollars, cabinet ministers on 16 thousand 400 dollars and other MPs on 13 thousand.