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Departmental Pay

Volume 491: debated on Wednesday 22 April 2009

To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission how many staff in the House of Commons service received a basic salary of more than that of an hon. Member in financial year 2008-09; what the job title and Department was of each of those members of staff; and how much the basic salary of each was. (269336)

The basic salary payable to Members is £63,291 per annum as at 31 March 2009. As at that date, 83 staff were paid an annual salary above this figure. A list of the posts in the Senior Commons Structure and at pay band Al, which have pay maxima higher than Members' current salary, will be placed in the Library. Details of the staff pay bands and staff pay arrangements are available on the parliamentary intranet. The salaries of Members of the Management Board are set out in the House of Commons: Administration annual accounts.