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It used to be €7800 euros for ministers, but a budgetary law in 2002 (a law that was meant to limit budgetary wastes of money) has made that go up to €13300.

Let me just translate that into, oh, I see, over one million French francs per year, ok yep, you're right, they're mega-rich.

by Alex in Toulouse on Fri Apr 28th, 2006 at 11:31:29 AM EST
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Let's limit budgetary waste by doubling ministers' salaries.

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Apr 28th, 2006 at 11:34:04 AM EST
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It's hard to decide what salary to give them as French right-wing politicians are priceless.
by Alex in Toulouse on Fri Apr 28th, 2006 at 11:40:46 AM EST
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lol!!
by Alexandra in WMass (alexandra_wmass[a|t]yahoo[d|o|t]fr) on Fri Apr 28th, 2006 at 12:02:56 PM EST
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"Why let our budgetary money go to waste? Let's give it to our beloved ministers"
by Alex in Toulouse on Fri Apr 28th, 2006 at 11:42:20 AM EST
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Oh and incidentally it's one of the first laws passed by the right-wing government that was elected in 2002.
by Alex in Toulouse on Fri Apr 28th, 2006 at 11:43:02 AM EST
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