UK watchdog proposes parliamentary pay raise

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UK watchdog proposes parliamentary pay raise

FILE - This is a Wednesday, May 8, 2013. file photo of Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, center, as he walks with the Leader of the Opposition Ed Milliband and other lawmakers from the House of Commons, through the central lobby towards the House of Lords to hear Britain's Queen Elizabeth II deliver the Queen's Speech to Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London . An independent watchdog has proposed an 11 percent pay raise for British members of parliament despite a cap on public sector salaries. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority announced recommendations Thursday July 11, 2013 to increase MPs' annual salaries to around 74,000 pounds ($112,000) while reducing pensions and additional expenses. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)

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