Mixed Reactions to Politician Pay Hike

The Finance Minister touted the increased salaries for politicians as a necessary step to ensure competent governance, but his enthusiasm is not being mirrored by the general populace. The Government’s decision to skyrocket politicians’ salaries has ignited a scorching debate that shows no sign of cooling down. Attorney at Law, Michael Williams, has come out swinging, denouncing the over 200 per cent salary surge as a brazen disregard for the financial struggles endured by everyday Jamaicans. Amidst the fervour, however, one political commentator takes a different stance. Watch the report:

Reporter Natalia Clarke

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