In their own words...
The thinking for most was that we would give up our second jobs until after the election, only a few months, and in that period get a loan to cover the lost earnings. But David's plans for after the election have changed that and some of us are wondering whether we can still afford to be in politics. I have friends who are senior lawyers or work in the City and they are earning much more than me.
No one who has done anything in the outside world will ever come into this place ever again, the way we are going."
...Basically, it's being nationalised, you have to live on rations and are treated like shit.
Is it any wonder that so many of us think the Tories haven't changed at all, despite the rebranding and sugar-coating exercise under David Cameron, and that they're still basically a bunch of rich, greedy, arrogant, out-of-touch elitists?