How much should MPs be paid?MoneySaving Poll Results

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A £9,000 salary rise for MPs is being discussed by the independent body which decides this.

How much do you think MPs should be paid?
(for comparison, we've added rough equivalent average salaries for a variety of professions)

Results

Nothing, it should be voluntary1,205 votes (11 %)
Pay them whatever they earned in their previous job105 votes (1 %)
£104,000/yr – District judge294 votes (3 %)
£105,000/yr – GP346 votes (3 %)
£111,000/yr – Top inner London headteacher235 votes (2 %)
£14,500/yr – Tesco assistant342 votes (3 %)
£172,000/yr – High court judge221 votes (2 %)
£26,500/yr – Average UK salary1,349 votes (12 %)
£260,000/yr – Top 10 law firm partner148 votes (1 %)
£28,500/yr – London bus driver245 votes (2 %)
£31,000/yr – Senior nurse1,404 votes (13 %)
£4,250,000/yr – FTSE 100 chief executive208 votes (2 %)
£55,000/yr – Headteacher1,015 votes (9 %)
£66,000/yr – Current MP’s basic salary2,915 votes (26 %)
£75,000/yr – New MP’s salary being discussed902 votes (8 %)
£76,000/yr – Police chief superintendent235 votes (2 %)

                   11,169 votes received.

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