This briefing provides an outline of the system of parliamentary pay and expenses in the Scottish Parliament. It gives data on expenditure against Members' expenses for 2009-10 and parliamentary pay for 2010-11. 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 in the Scottish Parliament. It updates SB 09-83 Parliamentary Pay and Expenses (471KB pdf).
Read SPICe Briefing: Parliamentary Pay and Expenses (527KB pdf)
Published: 9 September 2010