Annual cost of Parliament per MP/Peer

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  1. Parliament: Cost

    Viscount Tenby asked Her Majesty's Government:

    What is the cost per member for 2007—08 and the previous three financial years of (a) the House of Commons; (b) the House of Lords; and (c) the European Parliament; and

    What is the cost for 2007—08 and the previous three financial years of maintaining (a) the House of Commons; (b) the House of Lords; and (c) the European Parliament including (i) salaries, pensions, travelling allowances and secretarial expenses for members; (ii) salaries, allowances and pensions and other costs of supporting staff; (iii) accommodation, including rent, operating costs and security; and (iv) all other administrative costs, including payments to parliamentary bodies; and

    What was the number of sitting days of (a) the House of Commons Chamber; (b) the House of Commons, Westminster Hall; (c) the House of Lords Chamber; (d) the House of Lords Grand Committee; and (e) the European Parliament plenary sessions in the (i) 2006—07 Session; (ii) 2007 calendar year; and (iii) 2007—08 financial year.

    Reply here (table):
    http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200708/ldhansrd/text/80624w0004.htm#080624116000027
     
  2. In 2006-07, should they all have qualified for a productivity bonus?

    Put the buggers out to tender!
     

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