Employment Relations Minister Jo Swinson has said the present salary level for MPs is "absolutely adequate".
Amid reports that a pay rise of up to £7,500 is under consideration by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, she told the BBC: "I have no problems whatsoever with my salary".
Ms Swinson also said it was right that the "bad old days" of MPs setting their own pay had been ended but cautioned Ipsa that it had to take account of public sector pay curbs.
"I hope that the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority have looked in detail at all of the relevant issues to put this into context".
Nick Clegg has warned the public would not understand it if MPs were awarded a bumper pay rise.
With so much focus on MPs pay, how do their salaries match up with that of their European and US counterparts.