A Shropshire MP said he would refuse an above-inflation pay rise, recommended by the Senior Salaries Review Body.
Mr Kawczynski wants MPs' pay to rise in line with the police
Conservative Daniel Kawczynski, who represents Shrewsbury and Atcham, said a rise above 1.9% would be "totally inappropriate".
"I can't look into the eyes of my constituents who are police officers and say 'you will stick at 1.9% but I, as an MP, should have more than that'."
The body has recommended MPs get an above inflation pay rise of 2.8%