posted on Jul, 11 2013 @ 08:17 AM
amounting to £7,500 each – increasing their total pay to a whopping £74,000 a year.
The huge pay boost comes as public sector workers are given just a one per cent increase – and many private sector workers see their pay
frozen. But some MPs feel victimised, saying the increase will turn the public against them while others say they will not be taking the
They should feel victimised! With all the emphasis on cut backs and sacrifices the public have to make, cuts to the NHS, cuts in education cuts in
public services etc etc why is more money being given to these clowns? And the ones refusing the pay rise? are just after more votes!
MPs will no longer be able to claim for their TV licences or late night meals in the Commons. The body also says it will only cost the tax payer
an extra £500,000 a year.
Well at least they have to pay for their own food and the £145 a year TV license.
People have been taking pay freezes and having their
pensions cut but the IPSA want to give money to the people making the cuts. Britains roads need it more than they do, just ask my car's shock
MPs’ pay is now ten times higher than it was in 1977. The average family’s pay is only six times higher than it was over the same
At this point I feel angry and insulted, almost laughed at by these suits. Now the argument for this increase is that MP's deserve reasonable pay for
the job they do. Well they already earn a lot more than the average guy with almost all of their expenses paid for on top of that. It wouldnt be so
insulting if we werent recovering from the recession and having to make so many sacrifices.
But the moment I read this sentence...
Another senior party source said: “Parliament is sovereign. In the end, we can do what we like.”
I felt sick
People like him shouldn't be given any kind of power. If he was named he would be forced to retire.
edit on 11-7-2013 by Silicis n Volvo
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