The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) has launched an informal consultation on MPs’ pay.
The informal consultation was launched on 2 May on the IPSA’s website. It includes background information on MPs’ pay and pensions, a public poll and a blog by IPSA chair Ian Kennedy.
The consultation stated: “As we get our review underway to find a long-term, sustainable solution, we are aware of the strong and often polar views that people have.
“We have already heard opinions ranging from ‘MPs should receive no salary – it is a privilege to do the job’ to ‘MPs should earn an annual wage of £250,000 to reflect the importance of their role’.
“We will be using this website to provide information and host discussions and debates about what an MP should earn, whether they should get a resettlement payment and what pension they should receive.”
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