BREAKING: MPs to get a payrise to £79,468 from April 1

MPs’ basic pay is to increase from £77,379 to £79,468 from April 1, it has been revealed today.

Ipsa said: ‘This is in line with our determination on MPs’ pay, published in July 2015, where we committed to adjusting MPs’ pay at the same rate as changes in public sector earnings published by the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

‘This was confirmed in July 2018 following a further review of MPs’ pay.’

MP salaries through the years

April 2010​ – ​£65,738

April 2011 – £65,738

April 2012 – £65,738

​April 2013 – ​£66,396 ​

April 2014 – ​£67,060 ​

May 2015 – ​£74,000

​April 2016 – ​£74,962

April 2017 – £76,011

April 2018 – £77,379