Tag Archives: MPs

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.

Posted in Sustainable Economy | Also tagged , , , , , , | 23 Responses

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: […]

Posted in Left Foot Forward | Also tagged , , , | 14 Responses

MPs attack Murdochs in damning report into phone-hacking

MPs today said Rupert Murdoch “is not a fit person to exercise the stewardship of a major international company”, accusing him of “wilful blindness”.

Posted in Media Integrity | Also tagged , , , | 15 Responses

The Broken of Britain: Six months on the road to justice

Kaliya Franklin reports on the battle so far for “The Broken of Britain” campaign in their struggle for justice and equality for people with disabilities.

Posted in Good Society | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 36 Responses

Third of Britain’s universities in real danger as a result of cuts

New research by the UCU has revealed that more than one in three of England’s universities could find themselves in real trouble as a result of government cuts.

Posted in Public Services for All | Also tagged , , , | 25 Responses

New MPs unsure of their role in the ‘new political era’

The record number of new MPs are finding it difficult to adjust to their roles in the ‘new politcs’ and the traditions and processes of Parliament, three new MPs revealed today.

Posted in Left Foot Forward | Also tagged , , | 8 Responses