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Ipsa 'vindictive and discriminatory'

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There is growing anger among MPs that new expenses rules will force some of them to live apart from their families.

A letter to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa), the body charged with creating a fresh approach to the system of paying MPs' expenses, is being circulated among MPs complaining about the changes.

Jim Sheridan MP, joint chair of the Unite parliamentary group, and Andrew McDonald, chief executive of Ipsa, debate the new expenses regulations.


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