Mps Pay Rise

Tory MP On £90k Apologises For 'Watching The Pennies' Claim

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Politics

A Tory minister who earns almost £90,000 has apologised for saying he would have to “watch the pennies” if MPs did not get a £7,000 pay rise. ...

Austerity, What Austerity? MPs Get A Pay Rise We Can Only Dream Of

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett and Paul Waugh | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron will not block a wage hike for MPs that will see their salaries increase to £74,000 a year, or give his extra pay to charity. The In...

Funny Tweets Of The Week: Starring Nelson Mandela, Beyoncé, The Pope And More

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

In death, as less-so in life, Nelson Mandela has been dominating Twitter. And thus, this week's round-up leads with tweets about his memorial... th...

280,000 Say 'Think Again Ipsa'

Tanya Byk | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Politics
Tanya Byk

The comments on my petition show that a pay rise for MPs, at this apparently desperate economic time, is a huge insult to everyone who has suffered or is still suffering as a result of this current government. From pensioners to public sector workers, nurses to police officers - people across the UK are raising their voices against this rise.

WANTED: Home Grown Politicians, No Experience Necessary, Just a Mate in Power, £71,000 With Benefits

Kevin Godlington | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Politics
Kevin Godlington

I am agreeable to politicians being paid £71k a year, it is a decent salary for a decent day's work, we should not cut corners here if we value real management leadership, or talent will go elsewhere and do something else - which it clearly is currently. What I am questioning is the quality of the fools taking the cash.

Anger At MPs Rises By 11%

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Comedy

Despite calls for restraint by all party leaders, public anger at MPs is set to rise by 11%. A Conservative source said that the Prime Minister has...

MPs Should Be Paid More - But to Do the Job, The Whole Job, And Nothing but the Job

Jack Butler | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Butler

How do you compare the importance of an MP to that of a headteacher, a nurse, or any other public servant? You can't come to any rational conclusions, one way or the other, but these kind of comparisons have been sprayed all over the place by commentators for the past couple of weeks.

MPs Get a Pay Rise, But What About the Interns?

Jamie Maclachlan | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Politics
Jamie Maclachlan

It sounds strange to most people, but there are people out there who are seriously into their politics. I count myself as one of them. I cannot fail to be intrigued by the gladiatorial battles of the British political system. From the latest parliamentary skirmishes over the dispatch box to the clashes in the committee rooms over the fine points of legislation, I am hooked.

MPs Pay Rise Of £10,000 Is 'Out Of Minister's Control'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Politics

Ministers are "powerless" to stop MPs receiving a pay rise of £10,000 a senior politician warned on Sunday. The Independent Parliamentary Standard...

MPs Could Be Paid HOW MUCH?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Politics

MPs are set to receive a pay rise of up to £20,000. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa) has been looking at an increase of be...

Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK Comedy

So, that was the week that was. In politics, the 'Ronseal' Coalition released their midterm report, MPs demanded a pay rise - while voting for mor...