This briefing provides an outline of the system of parliamentary pay and allowances in the Scottish Parliament. It gives data on allowances expenditure for 2007-08 and parliamentary pay for 2008-09. The Briefing provides comparative information on salaries in the UK Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales, the Northern Ireland Assembly and the European Parliament. It also provides information on the financial assistance available to certain political parties. It updates SB 07-51 Parliamentary Allowances and Pay.
Read SPICe Briefing: SB 09-06 Parliamentary Pay and Expenses 2007-08 and Pay and Expense Rates 2008-09 (320KB pdf)
Published: 22 January 2009