Tag Archives: MPs pay

3 arguments for paying MPs more money and why they’re wrong

We looked at three arguments being put forward as justification for the pay rise it is recommended MPs receive this week. Oh, and why they’re wrong.

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Look left: Ed Miliband and the trade unions, the Royal Mail, and MPs’ pay

James Bloodworth looks back at the week’s politics, including our progressive, regressive and evidence of the week.

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MPs and the Royal Family: apparently the only public sector workers who deserve a pay rise

Just a few weeks after chancellor George Osborne announced £11.5 billion pounds worth of spending cuts, the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) has recommended that MPs receive an inflation-busting pay increase to £74,000 – up from the current level of £65,738.

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Five arguments against paying MPs lots of money

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) is likely to recommend on Friday that MPs receive an inflation-busting pay increase of £10,000.

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MPs and their Pay: Because they’re Worth it?

TweetChris Olewicz is a post-graduate history student and writer studying at the University of Sheffield. When the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) published its report on pay and pension consultation earlier this month, newspapers inevitably picked up on the fact that a majority of MPs felt they were underpaid for the work that they did: […]

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