Saeima members’ salaries to increase 5.5% next year

As the average salary continues to increase in Latvia, salaries of Saeima members will also increase next year, for which an additional EUR 268,000 will be put aside in the Saeima budget for 2020, Saeima Press Service informed LETA.

Next year, MPs’ monthly salaries will increase from EUR 2,963 to EUR 3,125 before tax, or by 5.5 percent. This according to the law on Saeima members’ basic salaries, where the current average monthly salary in Latvia, EUR 976, is multiplied by a coefficient of 3.2.

Additional salary components, paid to Saeima chairperson, Presidium members, heads of Saeima groups and committees, will increase accordingly.

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