The transport minister has defended the pay that he and his fellow politicians are on. He states that they have taken their fair share of cuts.
Personally I know of no other group that earns so much for doing so little. What with the number of days they work p.a in comparison to the rest of the country. Then there is always what they earn compared to their counterparts in the EU and elsewhere.
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