Under the MPs' Scheme of Business Costs and Expenses ('the Scheme'), Staffing Expenditure is provided to meet the costs incurred in the provision of staff to assist with the performance of an MP's parliamentary functions. For 2016-17, the Staffing Expenditure budget for non-London MPs is £141,400. This includes staff salaries, employers' contributions to National Insurance and employers' contributions to pension schemes.
At the end of each financial year, we publish information on each MP's staffing arrangements. This includes the job titles and working arrangements of staff employed by the MP during that financial year. This can be found each MP's page, under 'Other Financial Information'. Mr Stewart's page can be found via this link.
Salary ranges and job responsibilities for each role can be found here.
Information relating to the 2016-17 financial year will be published at the end of the financial year.