Northern Ireland Assembly: Members

Northern Ireland Office written question – answered on 24th June 2019.

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Photo of Sylvia Hermon Sylvia Hermon Independent, North Down

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of a future reduction in the salaries of the Members of the Legislative Assembly since the Assembly has not functioned since January 2017; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Karen Bradley Karen Bradley The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Restoring devolved government in Northern Ireland at the earliest opportunity remains my top priority. However in the event of the continued delay in the formation of an Executive I have been clear that I will consider the case for further reductions to the salaries of the Members of the Legislative Assembly.

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