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.

Salary and Allowance Rates 2011-2012

Annual salary figures are published each September following the year they were paid.

The current rates for salaries and Office Holders' allowances are:

Salaries
 
Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA)
£43,101.00
   
Office Holders' Allowances
 
First Minister
£71,434.00
Deputy First Minister
£71,434.00
Minister
£37,801.00
Junior Minister
£19,609.00
Presiding Officer
£37,801.00
Deputy Presiding Officer
£ 8,499.00
Assembly Commission Member
£11,331.00
Statutory Committee Chairperson
£11,331.00
Statutory Committee Deputy Chairperson
£ 5,667.00
Non-Statutory Committee (PAC) Chairperson
£11,331.00


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.

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