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MPs' pay: Watchdog recommends pay rise

MPs' pay should be increased to £74,000 a year from 2015, the Commons expenses watchdog has said. MPs currently earn £66,396.

But the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa) also recommends cuts to perks such as meal allowances and taxis and a less generous pension scheme.

Nick Robinson reports.

  • 11 Jul 2013
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