Parliament to pay R76m to MPs who didn't make comeback
Parliament will pay R76m in "loss-of-office-gratuities" to MPs that failed to make a comeback after the elections, but some of them are refusing to vacate state-allocated houses, despite the added sweetener.
The splurge on "gratuities" to MPs who did not return to parliament after the May 8 election was confirmed by Joe Nkuna, the acting chief financial officer, who told a meeting that was discussing parliament’s finances that the legislature had so far forked out R76m of taxpayers' money to top up the retirement packages of exiting MPs
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