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Highest paid politicians in the UK

Public servants do things for the good of the nation and they try to make the world a better place but they also want to earn rather well from their efforts, and the sorts of people who go into politics have to be compensated handsomely to match the sort of money they could make in industry. Check out our list of the UK’s highest earners.

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Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she won’t claim all of the £144,687 salary. That’s good because if she did, she’d earn more than Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron.

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John Bercow earns £142,826 which is made up of £75,766 for being the Speaker of the House of Commons and the rest is for his position as MP for Buckingham. This is the guy who keeps order during sessions in the Commons. For his role he has to remain politically impartial.

Nigel Farage net worth

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John Bercow earns £142,826 which is made up of £75,766 for being the Speaker of the House of Commons and the rest is for his position as MP for Buckingham. This is the guy who keeps order during sessions in the Commons. For his role he has to remain politically impartial.

Nigel Farage net worth

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The Prime Minister walks away from each year with £142,500 in his back pocket. While that sounds pretty good to the likes of you and I, it’s less than his predecessor earned. Gordon Brown took home £197,689 for his efforts at the top job.

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The Welsh First Minister trousers £135,260 a year for his work in the Principality. Carwyn Jones is set to earn more as time goes on thanks to a Renumeration Board announcement that members can get a £10,000 pay rise after the 2016 elections.

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The Deputy PM, Nick Clegg and Cabinet Ministers each earn £134,565 a year. That means that guys like Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne and Secretary of State, William Hague earn the same as the Deputy leader.

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The Deputy PM, Nick Clegg and Cabinet Ministers each earn £134,565 a year. That means that guys like Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne and Secretary of State, William Hague earn the same as the Deputy leader.

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The Leader of the Opposition gets £129,500. Ed Miliband earns £62,440 for his role as leader of the opposition and takes a further £67,060 for being an MP.

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The Northern Ireland First and Deputy First Ministers get £120,000. Peter Robinson and Martin McGuiness get that amount for their jobs in charge of the Executive Committee of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Nigel Farage net worth

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The Northern Ireland First and Deputy First Ministers get £120,000. Peter Robinson and Martin McGuiness get that amount for their jobs in charge of the Executive Committee of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Nigel Farage net worth

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