“Boris Johnson made an extra £800,000 in last parliament”

“Boris Johnson was the highest earning MP in the last parliament, raking in in almost £800,000 mostly through speeches and articles, according to a new study.

MPs earned over £8.4 million in addition to their parliamentary salary, which works out as an extra £12,900 per MP, according to data site LOBO.

The annual salary of an MP is set at £79,468.

However, it is claimed that over half of the extra £8.4 million was made by just 15 MPs, with Mr Johnson earning almost 10% of the total.

The figures are based over the period between June 2017 and October 2019. …

The full list of the 15 MPs who made the most amount of extra cash in the last parliament.

Boris Johnson £795,867
Nicholas Soames £606,419
Owen Paterson £365,870
Ed Vaizey £348,279
John Redwood £262,264
Jacob Rees-Mogg £245,757
Thomas Tugendhat £240,720
Edward Davey £235,333
Andrew Mitchell £229,702
Michael Fallon £197,982
Henry Bellingham £162,907
Edward Leigh £154,167
Mark Pritchard £144,128
Jo Johnson £137,684
David Davis £135,367

Boris Johnson made an extra £800,000 in last parliament