Parliament denies salary increment report for MPs

Parliament denies a report that members of parliament salary has been increased.

This came after Dokolo North Member of Parliament Paul Amoru complained about reports in the media indicating that salaries of members of parliament are to be increased in the next financial year saying that such reports portray them in bad light.

Reports had indicated that government will need an extra 90 billion shillings to cater for salary increment of 452 MPs who are set to raise their salaries more than 100 per cent to 24million shillings from 11million shillings.

While responding to the matter the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga  informed him that she is the chairperson of the parliamentary commission and there has been no attempt to increase the salaries of members of parliament.

Kadaga asked members of parliament to ignore those reports saying they are fake.

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