Reader's letter: "MP claiming £82k a year isn't enough needs to get in the real world"

Peter Bottomly MP, or Father of the House of Commons as he is known, says MPs deserve a pay rise as 82 grand a year is not enough.

Wednesday, 13th October 2021, 12:27 pm
A Star reader has disagreed with the suggestion that MPs should be given a payrise. Picture: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

He says this just as the 20 quid a week Universal Credit top-up is stopped.

He should stop his bellyaching and get in the real world, the average wage in England is 30 grand a year, this Tory MP hasn’t a clue what’s going on out of the Westminster bubble.

So much for the new cuddly, in-it-together Tories I certainly don’t buy it at all.

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Jayne Grayson

Sheffield, S35