Details of MPs’ staffing numbers
IPSA holds the information that you request.
Under the Scheme of MPs' Business Costs and Expenses ('the Scheme'), staffing costs may be claimed to meet the cost of staff who support MPs in performing their parliamentary functions. IPSA provides model contracts and job descriptions for all staff employed by MPs, the specific conditions of which (such as pay and annual leave entitlement) can be set by the employing MP, usually within bands specified by IPSA.
Our response to the first three questions can be found in the table below. In relation to your fourth question, this information is already published on our website.
In the top, right-hand corner select the financial year you are interested in;
Then from the second drop-down menu, download the total spend spreadsheet;
The requested information is available in columns O and P.
This concludes our response to your request.
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- July 31, 2019
- MPs' STAFFING
- Exemptions Applied: