Is it time to cut the pay of part time MPs?
MPs pay review set for consultation
Lower salaries for "part time" MPs who have other jobs are among proposals being
considered by a far-reaching review of Westminster pay and pensions to be put
to the public by a watchdog tomorrow.
The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa) is issuing a consultation on a range of options over how much national politicians should be paid and whether gold-plated pension deals should be curbed.
But its chair Sir Ian Kennedy warned MPs who want a pay rise that they were doing too little at present to show voters what they were doing to justify their taxpayer-funded remuneration packages........ read more