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Board Remuneration & Expenses

The Speaker of the House of Commons determines the daily rate for the members of IPSA Board which was set in 2009 at £700 for the Chair and £400 for ordinary members. The daily rates have remained unchanged since 2009.

The remuneration for the Chair and Board members is non-pensionable.

The anticipated time commitment from IPSA's Chair is approximately two days per week and from the ordinary Board members two days per month, but greater commitment may be needed at certain times.

The roles of the Chair and the board members require the post-holders to work on a part-time basis. Due to the nature of the work, it is possible that post-holders will have to travel some distance. This was recognised in the advertised terms and conditions for the posts and is normal for this type of public appointment. Provisions for the post-holder to be reimbursed for expenses incurred from travel and overnight accommodation (up to a limit) are therefore set out in the Claims Code, which can be found here.

Please click here to download details of expense claims made by members of IPSA's Board.

IPSA's Board

​Name

​Role

​Salary in 2015-16

Ruth Evans​

​Chair

​n/a

​Liz Padmore

​Board member

​£10,000-15,000

​Anne Whitaker

​​Board member

​£5,000-10,000

​Jenny Willott

​​Board member

​n/a

​Robert Owen

​​Board member

​N/a

Former Board members

​Name

​Role

​Salary in 2015-16

Sir Ian Kennedy​

Former Chair

£30,000-35,000

​Sir Neil Butterfield

​Former Board member

​£5,000-10,000

​Tony Wright

​Former Board member

​£0-5,000

John Thurso

Former Board member

n/a

Notes
  1. IPSA’s Chair is assumed to work approximately two days per week.
  2. Sir Ian Kennedy stood down as IPSA's Chair on 1 June 2016, and was succeeded by Ruth Evans.
  3. Members of IPSA’s Board are assumed to work approximately two per month. Their remuneration is calculated pro rata based on the number of hours work. (One day is equivalent to 7.5 hours.)
  4. The terms of Sir Neil Butterfield and Tony Wright end in January 2016.
  5. The terms of Sir Robert Owen and John Thurso began in January 2016.
  6. John Thurso stood down in July 2016, following his election to the House of Lords. He was succeeded by Jenny Willott.