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Salaries and Expenditure Rates 2016-2022

RoleAnnual Salary for the y/c 1 April 2016 Annual Salary for the y/c 1 April 2017 Annual Salary for the y/c 1 April 2018 Annual Salary for the y/c 1 Nov 2018 Annual Salary for the y/c 1 Jan 2019 
Member £49,000 £49,5001 £49,5002 £42,0753 £35,8883
Member of the Commission £55,000 £55,500 £55,500 £46,875 £40,688
Chairperson of a Statutory Committee or of the Public Accounts Committee £61,000 £61,500 £61,500 see note 3 see note 3
Speaker £87,000 £87,500 £87,500 £62,035 £55,848
Principal Deputy or Deputy Speaker £55,000 £55,500 £55,500 £43,575 £37,388
First Minister or deputy First Minister £121,000 £121,500 £121,500 see note 3 see note 3
Other Ministerial office £87,000 £87,500 £87,500 see note 3 see note 3
Junior Minister £55,000 £55,500 £55,500 see note 3 see note 3

 

RoleAnnual Salary for the y/c 1 April 2019 Annual Salary for the y/c 1 April 2020 Annual Salary for the y/c 1 April 2021Annual Salary for the y/c 1 April 2022
Member £35,8883 £51,0004 £51,0001
£51,500
Member of the Commission £40,688 £57,0004 £57,0001
£57,500
Chairperson of a Statutory Committee or of the Public Accounts Committee see note 3 £63,000 £63,000 £63,500
Speaker £55,848 £89,000 £89,000 £89,500
Principal Deputy or Deputy Speaker £37,388 £57,000 £57,000 £57,500
First Minister or deputy First Minister see note 3 £123,000 £123,000 £123,500
Other Ministerial office see note 3 £89,000 £89,000 £89,500
Junior Minister see note 3 £57,000 £57,000 £57,500

 

1 Under Paragraph (3) of the Assembly Members (Salaries and Expenses) Determination (Northern Ireland) 2016 (2016 Determination), the figures in Table 1 increase by £500 on 1 April each year if the inflation criterion is satisfied. Where the consumer prices index for the September of the previous year must be 1% or greater.

2 Under the Assembly Members (Inflationary increase to salary) (Period when there is no Executive) Determination (Northern Ireland) 2018, in a period where there is no Executive, Members are not entitled to receive the inflationary increase to salary (note 1 above) 

3 Under the Assembly Members (Salaries and Expenses) (Present period when there is no Executive) Determination (Northern Ireland) 2018, in a period where there is no Executive, Members annual salaries are paid in accordance with Table 1A. Paragraph 13  provides that the amendments will expire when all the Ministerial offices are filled. 

4 Under paragraph (5)(2) of the Assembly Members (Salaries and Expenses) (Present period when there is no Executive) Determination (Northern Ireland) 2018,  at the end of the period where there is no Executive, if an inflationary increase (under note 1 above) was not applied, then the inflationary increase is deemed to have been applied and the salary is increased. If the period of no Executive continues then salaries under note 3 remain in payment

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