The graph that persuaded me Ipsa may have a point on MPs’ pay

by Stephen Tall on July 11, 2013

I was all set to argue against the report of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa), which has today recommended MPs’ salaries should increase to £74,000 by 2015 in return for cuts to perks and pensions. But then I thought: (…)

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I’m sorry to see Richard Grayson resign, but I’m sticking with the party of liberalism thanks

by Stephen Tall on July 11, 2013

I was sorry to see Richard Grayson has resigned from the Lib Dems. We’ve met only once. It was at the 2010 Brighton party conference when we were interviewed together for Radio 4′s The Westminster Hour. As I noted at the time: I felt almost sorry for Richard as we chatted beforehand, a loyal liberal […]

My recommended reading for today July 11, 2013

by Stephen Tall on July 11, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… The Real Blog: Why Richard Grayson got it wrong Typically thoughtful riposte @DavidBoyle1958: Why Richard Grayson got it wrong [in resigning from the LibDems http://bit.ly/12sV58p PMQs: #Huppertwatch – Telegraph Blogs Good on (…)

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