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Stop MPs from claiming for gas and electricity payments

Submitted on Saturday 19th November 2022

Rejected on Wednesday 23rd November 2022

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: irrelevant (see below for details)

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Stop MPs from claiming for gas and electricity payments

Petition Details

Stop MPs from claiming for gas and electricity payments - Senior Conservative and Labour MPs are claiming thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money to help pay for their energy bills during the cost of living crisis

Additional Information

Are the MPs above their own policies? Bring them back to Earth and remind them they are here to serve and not collect.

They need to pay their own gas and electricity expenses like those that voted for them.


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This petition was rejected

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.

You can find out more about IPSA here: http://www.theipsa.org.uk

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