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Ministers: Pay

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 14 June 2007

To ask the Prime Minister whether he expects to receive a ministerial severance payment when he leaves office. (141389)

No. Severance pay is payable in accordance with section 4 of the Ministerial and other Pensions and Salaries Act 1991.

To ask the Prime Minister which Ministers have not been remunerated for their ministerial service since May 1997; and what the duration was of unpaid ministerial service in each case. (142858)

Details of all Ministers since 1997 are contained in editions of the “List of Ministerial Responsibilities”, copies of which are available in the Libraries of the House. In addition, the press notices of ministerial appointments issued by my Office, note whether a particular appointment is unpaid.