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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

MSP salaries

The Scottish Parliament is responsible for the payment of salaries for MSPs and members of the Scottish Government.

These arrangements are made under the Scottish Parliament Salaries Scheme.

Office holder
 Annual salary  Annual salary (including MSP salary)   
 MSP  £66,662  £66,662
 MSP (dual mandate)  £22,221  £22,221
 First Minister  £96,567  £163,229
 Cabinet Secretary  £50,097  £116,759
 Minister  £31,383  £98,045
 Presiding Officer  £50,097  £116,759
 Deputy Presiding Officer  £31,383  £98,045
 Lord Advocate  £65,448  £132,110
 Solicitor General for Scotland  £47,328  £113,990 


Details of MSP and Officeholder salaries from previous years

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