IPSA

Responding to Ipsa's recommendations on MPs' pay won't be comfortable for any party leader, but it will be especially tricky for David Cameron. Picture: Getty

Pay: the next big Tory row

6 June 2013 15:56

‘This has done for our pay rise, hasn’t it?’ one MP muttered earlier this week after the lobbying scandal broke.…

Lobbying scandal could threaten MPs’ pay rise plan

3 June 2013 12:38

Sleaze scandals will crop up in politics from time to time, but what makes the latest round of allegations particularly…

Nadine Dorries arrives at Heathrow after her appearance on 'I'm a Celebrity'. Picture: PA

Nadine Dorries says Ipsa is ‘asleep on the bloody job’, but MPs’ pay and expenses will cause even more grief this year

15 February 2013 16:58

Nadine Dorries has vowed to ‘go after’ Ipsa today after the watchdog announced her expenses were under investigation. There will…

Cameron in new war with his backbenchers

10 May 2011 16:47

The House is united in loathing of IPSA, which explains why Tory MP Adam Afriyie’samendment to the Parliamentary Standards Bill…

Welcome revisions to IPSA’s rules

25 March 2011 12:29

If you want to get an MP going, just ask them what they think of IPSA — the new expenses…

Who watches the watchmen?

7 March 2011 11:54

There’s a fuse-meet-flame quality to PoliticsHome’s smart little scoop this morning. Our parliamentarians are already somewhat hacked off with IPSA,…

What to do about IPSA?

3 February 2011 18:15

I wish I could tell you that the main topic of conversation in Westminster today is Egypt and the future…

Chaytor in chokey

7 January 2011 16:33

Log it in your diaries, CoffeeHousers: on this day – Friday, 7th January, 2011 – a former MP was sent…

IPSA’s olive branch to angry MPs

5 January 2011 13:49

The foreword to IPSA’s latest consultation document is certainly more conciliatory than combative. “The last eight months have been demanding,…

MPs in four-letter tirades against IPSA staff

26 August 2010 10:38

The new parliament has drawn its teeth but the MPs’ expenses scandal continues. Throughout June and July, Westminster rumbled with…

The battle over IPSA enters a new phase

5 August 2010 9:36

MPs have never really got along with the new expenses body, the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority. But now their mood…