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Members: Allowances

Volume 472: debated on Monday 25 February 2008

To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission, what percentage of the Department of Resources staff time is spent administering the allowances of hon. Members. (186171)

About one quarter of all departmental staff time is devoted to administering Members’ allowances. This equates to some 35 full-time equivalent staff.