Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority: Staff

Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority written question – answered at on 21 February 2023.

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Photo of Lloyd Russell-Moyle Lloyd Russell-Moyle Labour/Co-operative, Brighton, Kemptown

To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, by what proportion the staffing budget for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority has changed in each of the last ten years.

Photo of Charles Walker Charles Walker Chair, Administration Committee, Chair, Administration Committee

In the past ten years, the IPSA staffing budget has been increased in each financial yearc, including a mid-year uplift to budget in 2020-21 in response to the coronavirus pandemic:

Financial year

Budget envelope (non-London)

Budget envelope (London)

2013-14

£137,200

£144,000

2014-15

£138,600 (1% increase)

£145,500 (1% increase from the previous year)

2015-16

£140,000 (1% increase)

£147,000 (1% increase)

2016-17

£141,400 (1% increase)

£148,500 (1% increase)

2017-18

£150,900 (6.7% increase)

£161,550 (8.8% increase)

2018-19

£153,620 (1.8% increase)

£164,460 (1.8% increase)

2019-20

£155,930 (1.5% increase)

£166,930 (1.5% increase)

2020-21

£177,550 plus mid-year £16,480 covid uplift (£194,030 or 24.4% if including covid increase)

£188,860 plus mid-year £18,270 covid uplift (£207,130 or 24.1% if including covid increase)

2021-22

£179,330 plus £24,970 covid uplift (£204,300 or 5.3% if including covid increase)

£190,750 plus £27,680 covid uplift (£218,430 or 5.5% if including covid increase)

2022-23

£221,750 (8.5% if incorporating covid uplift for 2021-22)

£237,430 (8.7% if incorporating covid uplift for 2021-22)

2023-24

£236,170 (6.5% increase)

£252,870 (6.5% increase)

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