The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority has recommended a pay rise of 11% for MPs.
Embarrassed, and keenly aware about how their position looks to a public reeling from job losses and wage cuts, many MPs have declared that their proposed pay rise is wrong.
However, business leaders have loudly supported the pay rise. “If we are to attract talent into parliament, MPs should be paid a comparable amount to other professionals,” said Ocado chairman Sir Stuart Rose.
Socialists should continue raising the historic demands of our movement: annual parliaments, instant recall, and MPs to