Deputy PM rejects idea of lockdown pay cuts for politicians
The Deputy Prime Minister is rejecting the notion politicians should take a pay cut during lockdowns.
Former prime minister Tony Abbott has previously called on MPs and top bureaucrats take a temporary to share the pain of the COVID-19 recession.
Barnaby Joyce told Ben Fordham he doesn’t agree.
“I don’t expect politicians to be doing 20 per cent less work, I expect them to be doing more work.”
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