Millions of British households face soaring mortgage rates and tumbling house prices after the global financial crisis triggered the near-collapse of one of the world\’s biggest banks.
MPs are demanding large pay rises to compensate for having their much-criticised system of perks and allowances scrapped, it emerged last night.
Put that way it ain\’t gonna happen, is it?
One thing that does amuse: why, when the discussion is held about what pay MPs should get, does everyone assume that it should be what, or more than, they get now? Why is a pay cut never being discussed?
They are, after all, since they passed the Lisbon Treaty, simply a provinciail council, are they not?