I might have taken a slight liberty with Owen’s argumentJune 1, 2019 Tim WorstallTimmy Elsewhere6 CommentsOwen Jones Is Entirely Outraged MPs Get Maternity Pay – Death Of Democracy Stuff previousDon’t think leases work like that, do they?nextSo, am I wrong or just unobservant? 6 thoughts on “I might have taken a slight liberty with Owen’s argument” dearieme June 1, 2019 at 11:37 am Little Owen’s problem is that he is Little Owen, a lying twat. Ljh June 1, 2019 at 1:12 pm You’d get a better class of MP if you raised the age of eligibility to 45 to ensure real world experience like raising a family and creating wealth; and kept out anyone who’d worked in the civil service, quango, NHS or state education on the principle they’d already had a turn at the tax payers’ teat. Pat June 1, 2019 at 1:15 pm If we should not be paying MPs whilst they are not doing their job because they chose to get pregnant instead why should anybody pay anyone who is not doing their job for the same reason. In short why should anyone be allowed to have their cake and eat it? Edward Lud June 1, 2019 at 8:10 pm Wives up and down the land ought to be rather angry that their husbands’ money is being used to support Other Women. jgh June 1, 2019 at 8:32 pm Presumably, he’s also against pensions. My Dad gets money put into his bank account every month, and he just sits around the house reading, or walking through the lake district. john 77 June 3, 2019 at 1:54 pm @ jgh Lucky him! or a wise choice of where to live post-65. My state pension gets paid every four weeks so it’s sometimes twice in a month. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.