The practice of MPs employing interns and paying them nothing has fallen out
of favour but minimum wage has not.
Anna Firth is not an MP but would like to be. She is asking for help to run her Erith and Thamesmead campaign office and offering £9.12 an hour.
Despite her too close association with the dregs of Bexley council not all their dubious practices have rubbed off yet.
Bexley council has been proud of the fact, and said so at public meetings, that it has squeezed the agencies running its care services so hard that they cannot afford to pay a legal wage. No travelling time, no travelling expenses.
Anna Firth is having none of that. Click image for full advertisement.
The Priory Conservative Club may be only 35 minutes from Waterloo but it is a difficult climb up Picardy Road or a bus every 15 minutes.