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Assembly (Cost)

Volume 33: debated on Tuesday 7 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will estimate the annual cost to public funds of the Northern Ireland Assembly, specifying separately and respectively, the total emoluments payable to officers and Members of the Assembly.

The estimated annual running cost to public funds of the Northern Ireland Assembly is currently £2,680,000. This includes £760,000 in respect of salaries and allowances for officers of the Assembly and £1,515,000 in respect of salaries and allowances for Members of the Assembly—calculated on the basis that all Members take their seats.