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Parliamentarians: Emoluments And Allowances

Volume 414: debated on Thursday 13 November 1980

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether they are satisfied that the Answer to the Written Question (

Official Report, 29th July 1980, col. 859) on the emoluments and allowances of parliamentarians is correct; in particular, whether they will make it clear that members of the European Parliament do not receive a monthly allowance for constituency travel.

To the best of our knowledge, the information contained in that reply is correct. The allowances paid to members of the European Parliament are a matter for that body, however, and I shall write to my noble friend when I have inquired into the particular matter he raises.