Some MPs donate their automatic salary increase to charities in effort to help fight COVID-19
This year, MPs received a 2.1 per cent pay increase. This raised MPs' base salary by just more than $3,756 annually, from $178,900 to $182,656. With all 338 MPs receiving the pay bump, the total increase in expenditures on MP salaries is just short of $1.3-million. With the pay increase now in effect, MPs' base salaries cost just under $62-million annually.