The Northern Ireland Assembly is in Recess. The Business Committee will meet on the 1st of September and the First Plenary Sitting is the 7th of September.

Salaries and Expenditure Rates 2012-2015

Table 1 - Salaries

Schedule 1 Paragraph 6(1)

(1) 

(2) 

(3) 

(4) 

Member  

Annual Salary for the year commencing 1 April 2012 

Annual Salary for the year commencing 1 April 2013

Annual Salary for the year commencing 1 April 2014

A member holding office as First Minister or deputy First Minister

£114,535

£120,000

£120,000

A member holding office as any other Minister

£80,902

£86,000

£86,000

A member holding office as a junior Minister

£55,101

£60,000

£60,000

A member holding office as a junior Minister and who held that office on 1 April 2012

£62,710

£62,710

£62,710

A member holding office as Speaker

£80,902

£92,000

£92,000

A member holding office as Principal Deputy Speaker or as Deputy Speaker

£51,600

£57,000

£57,000

A member holding office as Member of the Assembly Commission

£49,101

£54,000

£54,000

A member holding office as a Member of the Assembly Commission and who held that office on 1 April 2012

£54,432

£54,432

£54,432

A member holding office as Chairperson of any Statutory Committee or of the Public Accounts Committee

£54,432

£60,000

£60,000

A member holding office as a Deputy Chairperson of a Statutory Committee

£43,101

£48,000

£48,000

A member holding office as a Deputy Chairperson of a Statutory Committee and who held that office on 1 April 2012

£48,768

£48,768

£48,768

Any other member

£43,101

£48,000

£48,000

Note: An Assembly Member who is also drawing a salary from Westminster, as an MP, is not paid a MLA's salary but may claim an Office Holder's allowance if applicable.

 

Table 2 – Office Cost Expenditure (OCE)

Paragraph 9 (2) & (4)

 

Annual Maximum limit for the year commencing 1 April 2012

Annual Maximum limit for the year commencing 1 April 2013

Annual Maximum limit for the year commencing 1 April 2014

For any member in receipt of payments or allowances in connection with duties carried out as a member of the House of Commons

£27,594

£17,844

£8,655

For other any member

£73,583

£71,378

£69,238

 

Salary and allowance rates for 2011-2012

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