A slap in the face

Dear Editor,

The recent proposals for the new salaries for parliamentarians are a vulgar disgrace.

This is a direct slap in the face to nearly 90 per cent of all Jamaicans who are suffering daily to make ends meet. Another demonstration that these 63 so-called kings and queens in Parliament have very little regard for most Jamaicans.

At a time when Jamaica is barely coming out of a terrible depression and salaries are being kept at between four and five per cent, we see a proposal for 150 per cent increase and more for those in Parliament.

This is unjust, unfair, and unreasonable and must be resisted and rejected by Jamaicans.

Michael Williams

NDM chairman


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