04 Jan '12, 10am

Committee to review Minister's Salary

Someone sent to me a brief summary of the committee's recommendation, as set out below. Ministerial salaries review committee proposes: Pension scheme to be removed President sees 51% cut and PM sees 36% cut; Minister’s salary to be cut by 37% Minister’s salary to start at $935,00 www.reviewcommittee2011.sg The final recommendation is quite close to my submission to the review committee at the start of the review. See this link . Sadly, as is the culture in Singapore, I will not get any credit for my humble suggestion.

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