Amounts estimated for staff redundancies as a result of standing down MPs
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We hold an estimate which was calculated on 8 January 2015 and relates to the 78 MPs who had announced their intention to stand down on that date. We estimate that £2,051,284.07 will be incurred.
With regard your second question, paragraph 8.9 of the MPs’ Scheme of Business Costs and Expenses states that MPs may continue to claim for accommodation rental payments and/or associated expenditure for a maximum of two months after leaving Parliament. These costs will be met from the Contingency Fund.
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- March 5, 2015
- MPs' STAFFING
- Exemptions Applied: