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Media: the British advocated the reduction of salaries of Johnson because COVID-19

Three-quarters of Britons believe that after the mayor of London, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other Ministers of the country should cut his own salary in solidarity with millions of workers affected by the measures imposed in connection with the pandemic of coronavirus, according to a study commissioned by the British newspaper Daily Mail.

Respondents were asked to answer the question whether policies should reduce salaries by 10%. According to the study, 75% otpisanih answered this question in the affirmative, 13 percent felt that it was optional, and 11% were undecided.

Earlier, the mayor of London Sadiq Khan has reduced his salary by 10%, and suspended the increase of salaries to the employees of the municipality, managerial positions, to reduce expenses of the city budget on the background of the pandemic coronavirus. The salary of the mayor of London is 152,734 thousands of pounds a year. Thus, in 2020, the Khan would wipe 15.3 thousand pounds.

The U.S. also noted that it is not a supporter of austerity measures, however if we do not reduce costs, then the city authorities will have to cut the number of police, fire and other essential services.

The study was conducted by Redfield