The Remuneration Tribunal has decreed that Members of the Legislative Assembly shall not get a pay rise this year:
Having balanced these considerations the Tribunal decided not to make any changes to salary, allowances or other entitlements for Members pending an independentreview to be held during 2013. The Tribunal decided to consider the review findings at its next meeting
Should make other negotiations easier!
UPDATE: Chief Minister Gallagher has blogged her submission to the tribunal asking for the freeze.