Outcry over plans to award MPs huge pay rise

Outcry over plans to award MPs huge pay rise

A millionaire Conservative backbencher has defended plans to give MPs a 10 per cent pay rise, accusing colleagues who have promised to give the cash to charity of “grandstanding”.

Adam Afriyie spoke out as a consultation on the hike proposed by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority came to an end.

http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/main-topics/politics/outcry-over-plans-to-award-mps-huge-pay-rise-1-7334685

2 thoughts on “Outcry over plans to award MPs huge pay rise

  1. Ah yes, we’re all in it together!!

    Oh, er, except for certain people, who need to be paid well so that we get the ‘best’ people for the job.

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  2. Couldn’t be any closer to Orwell could it. “All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.” the public should decide whether they are worthy or not

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