04 Jan '12, 3pm

Govt pay cut to affect civil servants?

Govt pay cut to affect civil servants?

SINGAPORE: The Public Service Division (PSD), which decides on the pay for civil servants in Singapore, said it will study the principles and proposals put forward in the report for structuring salaries. The Ministerial Salary Review Committee suggested on Wednesday cutting the prime minister's annual pay by 36 per cent to S$2.2 million, ministers' yearly wage by 37 per cent to S$1.1 million and the president's annual salary by 51 per cent to S$1.54 million. In a reply to Channel NewsAsia, a PSD spokesperson said it will assess the relevance and applicability for structuring the pay of senior officers in the Administrative Service, other statutory and judicial appointment holders. It added a careful study will be made before any change. The committee had said in its report that the "significant discount or sacrifice expected of political appointment holders should not be a...

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