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'Shadow of suspicion' over MHKs prompts payslip publication

 

Rushen MHK Juan Watterson says whether MHKs publish their payslips online is a matter for individuals – but he wanted to prove he pays into his pension.

 

 

Last week, the Treasury said 23 people were making payments – but all 24 MHKs have told Manx Radio they’ve been paying for some time.

 

 

This week, Mr Watterson published a redacted payslip online showing the deduction for the Tynwald Members Pension Scheme.

 

 

He explained he took the unusual step because he felt so strongly about the issue:

 

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