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MP calls for scrapping of watchdog
10:27am Tuesday 16th October 2012 in News
THE BODY set up to manage Parliamentary expenses should be scrapped, an MP has said.
He was speaking as new suggestions for reforming MPs’ pay were put forward, including docking the salaries of MPs with second jobs, and reforming the pension system. The consultation was launched by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa), set up in the wake of the expenses scandal to manage MP remuneration.
But many MPs have criticised the new regime, saying it is cumbersome.