On a point of disorder

Briner, Rob
June 2009
People Management;6/4/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p17
The author comments on the issue regarding the expenses of Members of Parliament (MPs) in Great Britain. He questions why many MPs felt they were entitled to all these allowances. He notes that since it is politically difficult to increase the salaries of MPs, they increased their monetary rewards through other means. He argues that if MPs believe that they have only one boss, perhaps they would have focused on how their expenses claims would appear to the outside world.


Related Articles

  • Lack of motivation is wasted chance.  // Personnel Today;5/31/2005, p44 

    The article informs that member of Parliament get a pension worth up to 50,000 pounds a year if they make it through two or three Parliaments. And if there happens to be a shortfall, then there's always the generosity of the British public, whose tax money can be swiftly used to fill the hole.

  • Britain's Members of Parliament Would Appreciate a Small Increase in Salary.  // Saturday Evening Post;1/5/1957, Vol. 229 Issue 27, p6 

    Comments on the inadequate compensation received by the members of the British Parliament. Maximum tax deduction from the taxable income of a legislator; Reason behind the refusal of the administration of Prime Minister Anthony Eden to increase the stipend for members; Possible consequences of...

  • Legislation to unwind the red tape that binds workplace disputes. Moorman, Jane // People Management;12/11/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 25, p36 

    The article offers information on the new laws in Great Britain which sweep away the statutory disciplinary, dismissal and grievance procedures, and make changes regarding the national minimum wage, employment agencies and trade union membership. The Employment Act 2008 was passed by the...

  • Wages councils.  // Accountancy;Feb1985, Vol. 96 Issue 1098, p17 

    Reports that the future of the Wages Council (Abolition) Bill in the Great Britain House of Commons is in doubt after the death of its promoter Lord Spens. Likelihood that the government will introduce the necessary legislation, to be preceded by a consultative document.

  • Finance Bill gets a mauling.  // Accountancy;Jun83, Vol. 94 Issue 1078, p8 

    Focuses on British Parliament's passage of the Finance Bill in Great Britain. Removal of dozens of clauses; Description of amended clauses; British Government's defeat on income tax thresholds.

  • SCOTTISH TAXES. LAGERBERG, FRANCESCA // Accountancy;Jul2012, Vol. 149 Issue 1427, p31 

    The article announces that the British act of parliament Scotland Bill has received the formal approval Royal Assent and discusses what this means for income tax payers in Scotland.

  • Rewritten Income Tax Bill. Greene, Chris; Maddalena, Christina // Accountancy;Sep2000, Vol. 126 Issue 1285, p117 

    This article focuses on an first Income Tax Bill which is set for introduction to the Great Britain's Parliament in November 2002, proposed by the Tax Law Rewrite project in its future programme. This tax bill would cover provisions related to employment income and possibly social security and...

  • Full circle or dead end? What next for the select committee on members' interests? Doig, Alan // Parliamentary Affairs;Jul94, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p355 

    Discusses the role of Select Committee on Members of Parliament's interests in Great Britain. Paid lobbying by Members of Parliament; Dismissal of the idea of a register; Focus of the 1969 Committee; Attention given to the issue of investigating complaints; Entries in the Register;...

  • MPs' bid for debate on RDR rejected. Tolley, Steve // Money Marketing;10/28/2010, p76 

    The article reports on the rejection on the request from two Members of the Parliament (MP) in Great Britain for debate on the impact of the retail distribution review (RDR).


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics