Almost all deputies of the Verkhovna Rada, 396 out of 415, received a 100% bonus to their official salary for January 2023 for “work intensity”.
Source: response of the apparatus of the Verkhovna Rada to the request UP
Details: The average payment per deputy in January 2023 amounted to UAH 48.8 thousand. This amount includes the actual salary, a 100% salary supplement and variable payments – for an honorary title, for an academic degree, funds for vacation, sick leave or business trip.
The largest payments were received by the Chairman of the Parliament Ruslan Stefanchuk – 78.9 thousand hryvnias and the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Foreign Affairs Oleksandr Merezhko, who recently ran for for the PACE presidency – 69.1 thousand hryvnias.
The smallest: a deputy from the Dovira group Valery Lunchenko – 4.9 thousand hryvnias and Alexander Dubinsky, expelled from the “servants” faction – 5 thousand hryvnias.
Of those 19 deputies who did not receive a bonus for the intensity of their work, 17 did not receive any payments for January at all. Basically, these are people’s deputies from the banned HPO (Igor Abramovich, Oleg Voloshin, Taras Kozak, Natalya Korolevskaya, Renat Kuzmin, Viktor Source