👨‍💼 Being an MP has become a full-time job with no room for outside interests. The era of the “good chaps” theory government is over and its time to curtail or end second jobs, combined with a pay rise to match similar jobs. Latest @FinancialTimes column ft.com/content/c2f9639d-455c…
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“There’s no way I could be an MP without my outside interests. My wife works full time, I’ve got kids and need the money for childcare.” To the average voter, a salary of £82,000-a-year might seem generous. But to listen to this MP, the struggle is real. ft.com/content/c2f9639d-455c…
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