MPs representing Podemos, the new democratic, anti-austerity party that recently took the Spanish elections by storm winning 69 seats, have voted for huge cuts in their own salaries and perks.
The move, full of integrity that puts your usual, traditionally self-serving politicians to shame, was decided upon after a 9-hour meeting. The cuts will see the MPs salaries cut from €2,400 per month to just €1400. A yearly allowance of just over €2000 for taxis will also be scrapped.
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