No salary increase on cards for public servants as govt looks to contain wage bill - Godongwana

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Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana
Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana
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Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana says the 2021 medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF) assumes no pensionable salary increases for public servants in the 2022-2023 financial year.

The 2021 MTEF, which included the 2022-2023 financial year, can only cover a "pay progression" of 1.5%.

This emerged in Godongwana's reply to a parliamentary question from DA MP Ashor Sarupen.

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