Shailesh Vara, Jo Coburn, Andy Sawford and Mark Hunter
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MPs on workload and hours after Margaret Hodge comments

22 April 2013 Last updated at 13:45 BST

MPs risk being called lazy because the number of hours they work in Westminster is shrinking, the chair of the Public Accounts Committee has claimed.

Labour's Margaret Hodge told the Guardian that MPs were not spending enough time in the House of Commons, adding: "It feels as if we are hardly working."

Conservative Shailesh Vara, Labour's Andy Sawford, and Liberal Democrat Mark Hunter gave their reaction to her comments and told Jo Coburn about their workloads.


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