The liberal democratic party will insist on the reduction of salaries of deputies of the state Duma on 20%

The liberal democratic party will insist on the reduction of salaries of deputies of the state Duma on 20%


Regardless of the success of this initiative in the state Duma the LDPR will increase the contributions of their deputies to the General Fund. This money will go to needy citizens who periodically refer to the liberal democratic party, reported the press service of the party.

MOSCOW, 3 Dec. LDPR faction will insist on the reduction of salaries of deputies of the state Duma on 20%, according to the press service of the liberal Democrats.

Earlier, the speaker of the lower house of Parliament Sergei Naryshkin said that deputies of the state Duma in 2016 will continue to receive their salaries, shortened by 10%.

“The LDPR faction in the state Duma by the decision of the leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky will require to reduce in 2016 the salary of deputies of the lower house of Parliament by 20%”, — stated in the message.

“Regardless of the success of this initiative in the state Duma the LDPR will increase the contributions of their deputies to the General Fund. This money will go to needy citizens who periodically refer to the liberal democratic party,” added the press service.

In early 2015 Naryshkin asked the parliamentarians to discuss the possibility of reducing salaries in connection with the adjustment of the Federal budget, this initiative was supported by all four factions.

In February of this year, President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the reduction of salaries himself and the Prime Minister at 10%, as well as persons equated to them for wages in accordance with Federal laws. On Wednesday, the head of state extended the validity of this decree until the end of 2016.