The following problems are obvious to all;
(i) the economy is suffering from a lack of competitiveness and
(ii) the Government is finding it impossible to balance the books
Why not standardise pay in the public sector to the European average for that profession?
This would alleviate both problems and the money saved can be diverted into more productive areas.
To the inevitable cries of victimisation, the question is “Why should we pay ourselves more than our European counterparts?”