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Departmental Expenditure

Volume 450: debated on Monday 23 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what annual remuneration Sir Michael Lyons receives in respect of his roles as (a) Audit Commission Chair and (b) Chair of the review of local government. (94655)

Sir Michael Lyons’ remuneration as the Audit Commission’s Acting Chairman from 24 January to 30 October 2006 was £40,131.94.

For his work from September 2004 to December 2006 on the two stages of his independent inquiry into local government, Sir Michael is receiving flat rate fees totalling £269,500 (plus VAT).