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Surely Cameron can save our politicians from the wrath of the electorate...

SOURCE BBC NEWS: David Cameron 'warned he cannot stop pay rise for MPs'
The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) is expected to say backbench MPs' £66,000 salaries should rise to over £70,000 after the next election. Mr Cameron said: "Whatever Ipsa recommends, we can't see the cost of politics or Westminster going up. We should see the cost of Westminster go down. Anything would be unthinkable unless the cost of politics was frozen and cut."

BBC NEWS: Cost of updating Parliament toilets to be £100,000
The cost of refurbishing two toilets in the Palace of Westminster could cost up to £100,000, according to a Commons contract on a government website. The upgrade work would need to be carried out in line with English Heritage requirements for the Grade I listed building. The contract put out to tender says the work includes installing "historic oak panelling", minor demolition work, decorations and sanitary equipment.

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