Comment: Sorry Mr Hammond, MPs don't deserve a pay rise

April 24, 2013 2:06 PM

Writing for politics.co.uk TPA Campaign Manager Eleanor McGrath argues against a 60 per cent pay rise for MPs.

 

It emerged over the weekend that transport minister Stephen Hammond thinks MPs deserve a pay rise of 60%.

Yes, you read that correctly. According to The Sun on Sunday he responded to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) review into MPs' pay with a call for their salaries to be increased to over £100,000.

 

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