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So Who Is It Who Makes Up The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority?

So just what sort of a cross-section of society are involved in the setting of MPs pay? IPSA ​Professor Sir Ian Kennedy, IPSA Chair: A lawyer and is also Emeritus Professor of Health Law, Ethics and Policy at University College. Sir … Continue reading

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What’s The Betting We Are Told The Pay-Rise Is “In Line With The Welsh Assembly”?

The Welsh Assembly members have sorted themselves out a nice little £10,000 pay rise after the next assembly election. The pay rise is a staggering 18.5% and means that a mere backbencher will be on £64,000 from May 2016. It … Continue reading

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An Exclusive Interview With IDS On News Of An 11% Pay Rise

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Politicians – This Will Shake Them Up!

Think about all the sporting competitions that go on around the world. Which can you name where those who come second pick-up the same prize money as the winners? That’s right – Bugger All! That’s the point of winning! So … Continue reading

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So What Is Gareth Bale REALLY Worth?

We decided to take a look at the recent obscene sale of a human for £85.3M. Having got over the fact that a person is prepared to be sold for that amount of money we did realise that a mere £300,000 a week … Continue reading

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Seven Things Ian Kennedy Forgot To Mention

Reduced Numbers Second Jobs Expenses Holidays Three Conference Weeks Attendance Accountability 1) No mention of any reduction in the 650 seats currently in the Commons. Difficult to see how the overall cost of Government is going to be significantly reduced. 2) … Continue reading

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MPs call for ‘32% salary increase’

A survey, conducted by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa), found that 69% of MPs’ thought they were underpaid on their current salary of £65,738. The average level suggested for the appropriate level of pay was £86,250. On average, Tories said their … Continue reading

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