This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government

Rejected petition Include MPs in the 1% pay cap

Our public sector workers can have a pay rise of no more than 1% a year, yet the government workers who decided this don't have to follow it. MPs should be included in this cap and should not be able to have a pay rise of more than 1%.

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