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British MPs get 10 percent pay rise despite their protests

British lawmakers have been given a disputed 10 per cent pay increase despite their protests over the hike, which comes a week after the government imposed a 1 per cent pay freeze on all other public sector workers as part of austerity measures to help eliminate UK's budget deficit.

UK watchdog proposes parliamentary pay raise

An independent watchdog has proposed an 11 percent pay raise for British Members of Parliament despite a cap on public sector salaries.