Public outcry as MPs’ set to get 11 percent pay rise

RADIO: MPs’ pay should be increased by nearly than £8,000 to £74,000 after 2015, the Commons expenses watchdog has said. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa) has proposed the changes today but has also recommended reducing MPs’ perks such as claiming dinners on expenses. However, several MPs are warning that the proposals will face a…

Victorian Nursing Ultimatum

By Nima Green Yesterday it was revealed that the state government had developed a secret plan to goad nurses into industrial action in an effort to secure a better deal in negotiations.  The Australian Nursing Union has expressed it’s “disgust”, and has now given the government a five day deadline to settle the dispute. Follow…