Monday 5 December 2016

If the cap fits

Published 09/01/2012 | 05:00

For a very good reason, a generous pay cap has been applied to all top official appointments.

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Our country simply cannot afford the excesses of our recent past. Arguments being put forward to break this cap in certain cases do not hold up to genuine consideration. Here are some of the reasons why I oppose breaking the cap:

(1) Exceeding the cap means government breaking its own rules and therefore being totally inconsistent.

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