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Administration Running Costs

Volume 406: debated on Monday 9 June 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the monthly running costs of (a) the Northern Ireland Assembly, (b) Members of the Assembly and (c) the Assembly administration have been since the Assembly was dissolved. [117204]

The Assembly was dissolved on 28 April. The monthly running costs based on financial transactions for May 2003 are as follows:

£000
Assembly Secretariat—staffing785
Assembly Secretariat—running costs408
Former MLAs—salary costs217
Former MLAs—staffing588
All other Member/Party costs172
Total monthly costs2,170