Kenyan MPs Defy President's Pay Request

Legislators have defied President Uhuru Kenyatta's salary request and gone ahead to award themselves a pay increment of Sh 851,000 from the proposed Sh532,000
Photo: The Star

Parliament awards itself pay increment defying the President's appeal (file photo).

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    New Vision, 28 May 2013

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  • Kenya:  Kenyan Salaries Commission 'Open to Dialogue' With Lawmakers

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  • Kenya:  Legislators to Debate Report On Pay Commission

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  • Kenya:  SRC to Move to Court Over MPs' Salaries

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  • Kenya:  MP Denounces Pay Hike Plans

    The Star, 28 May 2013

    THE North Imenti MP Rahim Dawood has called upon MPs to shelve their demand for higher pay and instead focus on developing the economy of the country after which they can demand ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Kiraitu Wants Reps' Pay Rise

    The Star, 24 May 2013

    MERU senator Kiraitu Murungi wants county representatives' pay increased and a review of the county assembly speakers' salary. read more »

  • Kenya:  House Commitee Wants SRC Gazette Notice Revoked

    The Star, 24 May 2013

    THE Select Committee on Delegated Legislation of the national assembly has declared as unconstitutional, unlawful and ultra vires the gazette published by the Salaries Commission ... read more »