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Northern Ireland Office: Allowances

Volume 710: debated on Monday 11 May 2009

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Baroness Royall of Blaisdon on 24 April (WA 420) concerning the number of staff in the Northern Ireland Office who received allowances in each of the past five years, what are the figures expressed as percentages of the total staff of the Northern Ireland Office. [HL3218]

In each of the past five years 99.8 per cent of staff of the Northern Ireland Office, excluding its agencies and executive NDPBs, received an allowance. Allowances include the revised environmental allowance and, where appropriate, London weighting.