Once again, we see the Party of Unfairness preside over a huge injustice against working people. Not only will the Conservatives restrict pay for the masses – they are quite happy to increase their own by a disproportionate amount, and rub our noses in it.
Private sector wages have risen by an average of 1.9 per cent, but this includes the pay of high-salaried bankers and FTSE100 executives, which have increased to hundreds of times the size of the pay packets of ordinary working people.
MPs’ pay is set to dramatically outstrip both public sector and private sector wages, according to new statistics released today.MPs are set to get a 10.9% pay rise this year, from £67,000 to £74,000.
The Conservatives have also pledged to cap public sector pay increases at 1%, meaning many working in public services will be left even further behind.