MPs get above-inflation pay rise to £82,000 after creating massive increase in in-work poverty

Doesn’t it make you proud to be British?

The so-called Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority has given MPs an enormous pay rise.

They’ll now receive £82,000 as their basic salary, with ministers receiving much more. That’s a 3.1 per cent increase – much higher than the 1.8 per cent inflation rate.

And they’ll also get increased expenses – ostensibly to cover staffing costs.

Meanwhile, eight million working-age people are in poverty, with people in work totalling nearly 60 per cent of those in poverty.

So the Tories are rewarding themselves hugely for plunging the nation into poverty.

Source: MPs handed above-inflation pay rise to £82,000 | The Independent

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2 Thoughts to “MPs get above-inflation pay rise to £82,000 after creating massive increase in in-work poverty”

  1. trev

    Not to mention the JSA freeze for the last 4 years. It’s outrageous.

  2. Violet

    Fancy giving themselves a massive pay rise every year when the poor peasants have to suffer austerity, shame on you tory scum

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