The five things you need to know on Sunday 7 July 2013... 1) MEND THE UNION LINK, DON'T END IT Forget Andy Murray, it's a
Refusing to give MPs a pay rise will result in politicians stealing money, the Commons watchdog has suggested. MPs must have
Restricting MPs pay to its current level will result in a House of Commons made up only of rich people who can afford to
The ten things you need to know on Monday 1 July 2013... 1) WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER, PART 254 Who says Ipsa has it in
In the aftermath of the MPs’ expenses scandal, few politicians were brave enough to question the need for a change. But now
Tory backbencher Nadine Dorries has complained of being the most "hounded" MP in Westminster after it emerged she faces a
Nadine Dorries is to be investigated by the parliamentary standards commissioner over payments for her appearance on I'm
A Conservative MP is being sued by the expenses watchdog after refusing to repay profits on his taxpayer-funded home. Stewart
The five things you need to know on Friday 1 March 2013... 1) NICK IS SAFE. DAVE ISN'T. What does it take to beat the Lib
A Tory MP has apologised after writing offensive notes to staff processing his expenses claims. The Independent Parliamentary
Nadine Dorries has launched a stinging attack on the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa), after it announced
It may be an unfashionable take given trust in our parliament fell to new depths in 2012, with less than a quarter of people tending to trust the UK parliament to make important decisions, but politics does a lot of very important things- and therefore so do MPs.
It's the kind of headline that could almost have you wondering whether you had one too many after all on New Year's Eve, and have just woken from a long and boozy slumber to find it's April Fool's Day already. Check the date - it's not 1 April, and these people mean it.
MPs have told the watchdog reviewing their pay that they deserve a 32% hike to £86,250, leading to accusations they are living
The parliamentary expenses watchdog was being urged to let MPs claim for mortgage interest payments again months before the
Lower salaries for "part-time" MPs who have other jobs are among proposals being considered by a far-reaching review of Westminster
MPs are paid too much and do not work hard enough, according to a majority of people surveyed for a poll published on Thursday
MP Nadine Dorries has taken to Twitter to silence critics who have accused her of wrongdoing after accusations she paid her
Voters are to be asked how much MPs should be paid as part of a review into their pay and pensions. In the past the salary
People working for politicians have welcomed a decision by the parliamentary expenses watchdog to recommend a £15m increase