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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  £64,470  £64,470
 MSP (dual mandate)  £21,490  £21,490
 First Minister  £93,391  £157,861
 Cabinet Secretary  £48,449  £112,919
 Minister  £30,351  £94,821
 Presiding Officer  £48,449  £112,919
 Deputy Presiding Officer  £30,351  £94,821
 Lord Advocate  £63,295  £127,765
 Solicitor General for Scotland  £45,771  £110,241 


Details of MSP and Officeholder salaries from previous years

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