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MPs pay has risen sharply since the 1970s – but it is outside earnings that should really concern

Wilks-Heeg, Stuart, Blick, Andrew and Crone, Stephen (2013) MPs pay has risen sharply since the 1970s – but it is outside earnings that should really concern. Democratic Audit UK (09 Dec 2013). Website.

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Abstract

There is a long tradition of elected representatives in the UK drawing income from activities ‘external’ to their work in parliament. In part, this tradition reflects the belated acceptance of a need to pay MPs a full salary. In the 2012 Audit of UK democracy, Stuart Wilks-Heeg, Andrew Blick and Stephen Crone looked at the history of MPs pay from both inside and outside of Parliament.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
K Law > KD England and Wales > KDC Scotland
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2017 11:04
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 19:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81358

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