Number of MPs' staff and IPSA staff paid over £50,000

Request

I shall be grateful if you can let me know how many staff employed by Members of Parliament and paid by IPSA received £50,000 or more in gross pay in the last financial year.

I shall also be grateful for information as to how many employees of IPSA received £50,000 and over.


Response

IPSA holds the information that you request.

Five members of MPs’ staff paid through IPSA’s payroll in the 2012/13 financial year received £50,000 or more in gross pay.  This figure does not include payments made to Members of Parliament through IPSA’s payroll.

Seven members of IPSA’s staff, of all whom are senior staff members, paid through IPSA’s payroll in the 2012/13 financial year received £50,000 or more in gross pay.  This figure does not include members of staff on secondment, who are paid by their home departments.

Ref:
F1314-153
Disclosure:
December 2, 2013
Categories:
MPs' STAFFING
Exemptions Applied:
None