Whilst public sector pay gets 1% (basically a freeze, or even a drop, depending on inflation) and pay progression scrapped.
£66k to about £74k
Seems reasonable. After all, we're not in a recession and they haven't taken the piss with say, expenses.
If you loo kat this graph, you can see how much theu earn in comparison to other UK wages: http://tinyurl.com/q3n9vjy
I've said it before but THEY THINK WE'RE STUPID.
On BBC Question Time last week they said it wasn't their fault, as Ipsa is independent and decides for them. As if they couldn't reject it and were victims to some insane bureaucracy.
But note that they actually petitioned for a 32% payerise: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-20978487
THEY THINK WE'RE STUPID.