Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority said wage hike would "not reflect the reality" faced by people during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Infection numbers have jumped among the young and the PM says the "reality" is an increase in mortality among vulnerable.
Vast swathes of the British public have ahead of them a painful collision with reality following the UK election result, journalist Tim Walker writes.
The Conservatives, Lib Dems, Labour, Brexit Party and just about everyone else is guilty of at least one of these.
The prime minister warns that UK's £39bn divorce bill to Brussels would 'no longer' be owed.
Rather than accepting complex reality, tech giants are keen to try and prove social issues can be solved almost overnight