Britons angered by MP pay rise proposal

Independent watchdog suggests legislators should get an extra $12,000 in their pay packets from 2015.

Last Modified: 12 Jul 2013 07:33
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A proposed pay increase for British parliamentarians is coming in for severe criticism.

An independent watchdog says MPs should, on average, get an extra $12,000 in their pay packets from 2015.

That has angered public servants, whose pay rises are capped at one percent to curb government spending.

Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from London.


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