All governments are compliant in enforcing the basic rule, "Rich get richer whilst the poor get poorer".
Once anyone has secured a position in government,(Anywhere in the world),their main priority is to continue to be paid for being there.
Just look at ,"Cognitive Hypnotist/ Wacky DJ", Peter Mac. Got himself a nice number ,(£1200+p/w considering perks etc), for doing bugger all but shut his gob!!