So just what sort of a cross-section of society are involved in the setting of MPs pay?
Professor Sir Ian Kennedy, IPSA Chair: A lawyer and is also Emeritus Professor of Health Law, Ethics and Policy at University College.
Sir Neil Butterfield, Board Member: A QC who served as a High Court Judge sitting in the Queen’s Bench Division from 1995-2012.
Elizabeth Padmore, Board Member: Has been Chairman of Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since 2010. A Barclay Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford.
Anne Whitaker, Board Member: Following the creation by merger of Barts Health NHS Trust she was appointed as a non-executive director of the new Trust and is chair of the remuneration committee.
Professor Tony Wright, Board Member: Tony Wright was MP for Cannock and Burntwood, later Cannock Chase, from 1992-2010.
Marcial Boo, Chief Executive: He was appointed a senior advisor to the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit.