Essential Report

MP pay

Oct 15, 2013

Q. A federal Member of Parliament who has no ministerial responsibility is paid about $195,000 per annum.

Do you think this is:

 

%

 

Lib/Nat voters

voters

Labor voters

Green voters

Too high

71%

66%

75%

65%

About right

27%

31%

23%

35%

Too low

2%

3%

2%

71% of people believe that the pay of federal MP’s who have no ministerial responsibilities is too high. 27% think it is about right, and 2% think it is too low.

Labor voters (75%) were more likely than Lib/Nat (66%) and Green (65%) voters to think it was too high.

Females (76%) were more likely than males (65%) to think it was too high.

 

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