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MHK pay debate continues

Public and politicians have their say

Debate over whether MHK should be subject to the same pay cuts as newly-appointed government staff following September's General Election continues.

Since April, those starting jobs in the public sector have been subject to new terms.

There have been calls from Island trade unions for politicians to follow the same example - but not everyone agrees.

Manx Radio has been asking members of the public whether they think the arrangement between public sector and government is fair: (first part of audio)

Meanwhile, the Island's 'newest' MHK says he and his colleagues shouldn't be subject to any pay cuts.

But East Douglas MHK Jon Joughin believes if change does happen, it should be for all: (second part of audio)

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