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Peers' Expenses Allowance

Volume 326: debated on Wednesday 15 December 1971

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether they will make a statement on the rate of Peers' expenses allowance.

My Lords, the Government have decided that the rate of Peers' daily expenses allowance should be raised from the present level of £6·50 to £8· 50. This new rate will be effective from January 1, 1972. I will, therefore, move the necessary Resolution in this House to-morrow, Thursday, December 16.House adjourned at seven minutes past nine o'clock.