Report – By Pacific Media Watch
Critics voicing outrage at the tax-free salaries for Members of Parliament are “living in an imaginary world”, says Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare.
In a speech last week, he also stood by the Parliamentary Entitlements Commission (PEC) in its decision to award tax-free salaries for Members of Parliament, despite a public assurance he would announce measures to deal with the issue.
Just a day earlier, Sogavare released a statement saying concerns raised by the public on the PEC’s decision to award tax-free salaries to MPs were valid. Read more »