The Education Secretary Michael Gove has told ITV News the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, is a "silly organisation really... as far as I'm concerned about this pay rise they can stick it".
Education Secretary Michael Gove led a backlash against a pay hike for MPs - telling the regulator that proposed the rise to "stick it".
They put in long hours, they work weekends and split their lives between two places of work. So should MPs get a pay rise?
As the MPs' salary debate continues, Sir Peter Bottomley defends the work of MPs and addresses the issue of whether they are paid enough.