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MP to keep both salaries despite earlier plan to return council pay

Summarised by Centrist

Marlborough councillor turned NZ First MP Jamie Arbuckle has decided to keep both his roles and salaries, citing his ability to juggle the responsibilities effectively. Arbuckle had initially planned to return his council remuneration after a certain period but now intends to reassess his decision in October. His dual roles have allowed him to contribute local government insights to parliamentary discussions, despite the challenges of managing two demanding positions.

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