Bridge set to propose abolishment of MPs' benefits

The Bridge reformist party will work on the revocation of some of the pecuniary benefits enjoyed by parliamentary deputies in a bid to make savings in the budget and restore people's confidence in politicians, the party said on its Facebook account on Monday.

In this regard, Bridge is willing to change the legislation that now enables lawmakers to receive full monthly pay six months after the termination of their parliamentary status and a half monthly income for another six months.

Bridge will move bills that will, if they become law, rescind this and some other entitlements in a bid to "restore the confidence of citizens in elected MPs and in the Croatian parliament as a whole." It believes that this will reduce expenditures in the state budget.

Last update: Mon, 18/01/2016 - 13:48

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