MPs and their Second Jobs

This entertaining article from The Independent of 2nd March, 2015 shows how careful politicians of all parties should be when addressing the sensitive issue of MPs’ « other » activities, given the reaction of an increasingly distrustful, disillusioned and cynical electorate living with the pressures of austerity on their incomes.

That being said, it would seem more beneficial for their constituents if MPs also had experience of the « real » world outside politics.

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