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Which MP’s time is worth the most?

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The explosion in new TV channels hasn’t been good news for all broadcasters but it’s certainly benefited one group of people: media-loving MPs. The register of MPs’ interests has today been published and the contrast in hourly pay between different right honourable members makes for fascinating reading.

David Lammy, for instance, has made more than £100,000 from LBC since returning to the Labour frontbench – despite his leader’s tough talk on second jobs.

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Steerpike is The Spectator's gossip columnist, serving up the latest tittle tattle from Westminster and beyond. Email tips to or message @MrSteerpike

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