Politicians still get raises

Politicians still get raises

It is all good and well for Education Minister and Shuswap MLA George Abbott to tell the public how there is no money for pay increases for teachers, as his Liberal government did to health care workers and other public employees facing bargaining.

Unfortunately he neglected to mention that since taking office such salary freezes did not apply to our elected officials who have had the good fortune of pay hikes well in excess of any other working B.C. taxpayer. Perhaps the editor has the exact percentage.

Robert Fitzpatrick

 

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