In Ghana, some heads of the various Ministries(Ministers) are also Members of Parliament. This affect their salary, of cause positively.
MP Salary In Ghana
The salary of a Minister who is at the same time a Member of parliament is different from one who is only an Member of Parliament. Here are the various salary for MPs in Ghana.
- Cabinet Minister (MP) – GH¢16,423
- Minister of State (MP) – GH¢ 15,967
- Regional Minister (MP) – GH¢ 15,967
- Deputy Minster (MP) – GH¢ 14,826
- Deputy Regional Minister (MP) – GH¢14,598
- Member of Parliament (only) — GH¢12, 971
Does your MP deserve this amount? It not only this amount that they receive, they enjoy other incentives that will blow your mind.
Lets look more into the parliament life in Ghana. Probably with that, you will know whether your MP deserve the amount they receive or not.
Even so, that is the amount they receive, just like any other government worker.
MP’s Duration in Parliament Ghana.
The Parliament life in Ghana last for a period of four years for every elected Member of parliament. Within these period, there are sessions.
Sessions of Parliament is the number of sittings of Parliament that get down at the First Meetings of Parliament.
There are commonly 3 meetings in a session. The first meeting is mostly from January to March and the second meeting is from May to July. The third meeting is from October to December.
Members of Parliament have sittings in parliament continuously with out ending until a session is over. This is quit tedious. Your MP surely might deserve the amount he or she receives.