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SRC Freezes salaries increment to ensure fiscal sustainability of the public wage bill

The salaries and remuneration commission –SRC has frozen salaries increment so as to ensure fiscal sustainability of the public wagebill. This is after a public uproar on social media as a result of the commission announcing the salary increase for Members of Parliament and other State officers. While addressing the press this evening, SRC Chairperson Lyn Mengich, said that the commission is well aware of the public outcry and government bid to curb expenditure.

Senators urge SRC to cut public wage bill amidst the ongoing protests over the current regime
Members of Parliament and Senators have joined hands to oppose the salary increment by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, (SRC). The rise comes at a time when Kenyans are protesting over high taxes. In a special motion led by Senate Majority leader Aaron Cheruiyot, he expressed concerns over what he termed as silence by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission even as the debate on public expenditure continues.