Provincial councillors unhappy about their pay

Some three-quarters of provincial councillors are unhappy about their pay of €12,700 a year plus expenses, according to research by Daadkracht Advies.

Provincial councillors say they spend an average of 23 hours a week on the job, earning the equivalent of €11 an hour.

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