20 Dec 2019

Vanuatu MPs to receive pay rise

3:57 pm on 20 December 2019

All of Vanuatu's 52 members of parliament will be granted a 34 percent gratuity pay rise at the end of Parliament's 11th legislature.

Vanuatu parliament

Vanuatu parliament Photo: RNZ/Sally Round

That means each MP will be paid $US66,000, reported The Daily Post.

A total of $3.4m will be paid to the 52 MPs.

However, the total amount does not include the benefits of MPs who are ministers in government.