This briefing provides an outline of the system of parliamentary pay and expenses in the Scottish Parliament. It gives data on expenditure against allowances for 2008-09 and parliamentary pay for 2009-10. 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 09-06 Parliamentary Pay and Expenses 2007-08 and Pay and Expense Rates 2008-09.
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Published: 19 November 2009