MPs make £17.1m from outside jobs since 2019 – with Tory MPs earning £15.4m

Labour leader Keir Starmer says he wants ‘stricter’ rules on second jobs

Adam Forrest
Political Correspondent
Sunday 08 January 2023 11:16 GMT
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Britain’s MPs have earned £17.1m from work outside parliament since the 2019 election, it has emerged – with the vast majority made by Conservative MPs.

A total of £15.2m was made by Tory MPs over and above their salaries during the parliament, according to an investigation by Sky News and Tortoise Media.

MPs were also accused of failing to give “sufficient” transparency after the joint investigation could not find basic details about who is behind major donations.

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