Submitted on Thursday 17th November 2022
Rejected on Monday 21st November 2022
Current status: Rejected
Rejection code: irrelevant (see below for details)
Make the MP salary the average salary of all teachers, nurses and care workers
Work out the median average annual full-time salary of all state-employed teachers, nurses and care workers in England.
Make a law that MP wages have to be equal to the resulting figure.
Average teacher salary: £30,212
Average nurse salary: £33,384
Average care worker salary: £23,550
MP salary: £84,144
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The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:
We can't accept your petition because the UK Government and Parliament aren't responsible for the issue you raise. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) is responsible for deciding on MPs' expenses and pay. IPSA is independent of both Parliament and Government.
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