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Salaries & Allowances of Niue MPs revealed
02:54 am GMT+12, 07/08/2020, Niue

Personnel costs of the Niue Central Agencies account for the highest personnel or salary costs in the total budget of NZD$4,875,000(US$3,259,980), an increase of $343,849 (US$229,936) from what was spent on personnel salaries from the last financial year.
 
The Project Management Coordination Unit has been appropriated the highest increase of just over $100,000($66,869) with the Niue Police personnel costs increased by $89,000(US$59,513).
 
Of all the Central Agencies and for the whole of government budget the Cabinet and Parliamentary Services has the highest personnel costs of over $1.4 million (US$936,000). This accounts for salaries of Cabinet Ministers and the Members of Assembly.
 
As of the last amendments to the Civil List in December 2019 which prescribes the salaries and benefits of the Legislators. All members of the Fono Ekepule earn an annual salary, an annual allowance which is to defray the costs incurred in relation to the official duties and representation at official functions. They also all receive a clothing allowance every three years.
 
The Premier earns $80,785.00(US$50,020) per year with a $10,000(US$6,686) annual allowance and $5,000(US$3,343) clothing allowance every three years.
 
Ministers earn $56,789(US$37,974) per year with $8,000(US$5,349) annual allowance and $4,000(US$2,674) clothing allowance every 3 years
 
Members Assisting Ministers known as MAM $45,095(US$21,272) per year with $6,000(US$2,830) annual allowance and $4,000(US$2,674) clothing allowance every three years
 
Members of Assembly $31,959(US$15,076) per year with $4,000(US$2,674) annual allowance and further $4,000(US$2,674) clothing allowance.

SOURCE: TV NIUE/PACNEWS


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