Job on the side boosts MPs salary

Barry Madlener, an MP for the anti-immigration PVV party earns €30,000 a year on top of his MPs salary by doubling up as a member of Rotterdam city council.

This makes him parliament’s top earner in the new list of MPs’ outside interests. CDA MP Joop Atsma heads the list of volunteers with 17 unpaid jobs.
The most unusual extra job is done by Labour’s Marjo van Dijken, who is a songwriter, news agency ANP reports.
Registration for the list is voluntary.
The number of entries in the MP’s gift register is extremely small, ANP adds.

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