PAYMENT OF MEMBERS.
DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS. (Per Prhss Association.") London, Maroh 30. Mr C. Fenwick, member for Hansbeck, moved m the House of Commons to-day that it was expedient that members of Parliament should receive an honorarium, and he suggested that the amount should be per annum. Mr H. Mathews, Home Secretary, ridiculed the compulsory payment of members, and doubted whether many of them would accept the honorarium voluntarily. ■ * The Hon G. R. Curzon, member for Southport, m speaking to the motion, said there was not a single working man member m the Victorian Parliament, The motion was rejected.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2100, 2 April 1889
PAYMENT OF MEMBERS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2100, 2 April 1889
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