9 Nov 2016

MPs given 2.5 percent pay rise

From Morning Report, 7:35 am on 9 November 2016
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Photo: RNZ / Elliott Childs

MPs have just been given a near 2.5 percent pay rise.

It means a backbencher's pay will rise almost $4,000 to $160,000 a year, while Prime Minister John Key's pay jumps $11,000 to $459,739 a year.