That is what Dennis Skinner has been calling pairing for 48 years and counting. It is outrageous. There does have to be some kind of provision for illness and maternity, but pairing is just paid skiving, and publicly paid skiving at that. Away with it.
I would be most unlikely to be offered it, but I would certainly never do it. There is going to be another hung Parliament. We need our people to hold the balance of power. I need £10,000 in order to stand for Parliament with any realistic chance of winning. My crowdfunding page has been taken down without my knowledge or consent. But you can still email email@example.com instead, and that address accepts PayPal.