Press release

MLA pay advice recommendations

Trevor Reaney has provided advice to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on Salaries, Expenses and Allowances for Members of the NI Assembly.

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On 12 November, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland asked Trevor Reaney to provide advice on salaries and allowances for Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, said:

“I would like to thank Trevor Reaney for his thoughtful advice on the approach to the salaries and allowances of MLAs in the continued absence of an Executive or sitting Assembly.

“This is a matter of significant public concern and it is right to take a considered approach. This is why I asked Mr Reaney to provide me with this advice, which I will consider carefully before responding. “

Mr Reaney’s advice is published in full here. Mr Reaney is a former Clerk and Chief Executive of the Northern Ireland Assembly and a current member of the National Assembly for Wales Remuneration Board.

Advice to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly Salaries, Expenses and Allowances

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Published 20 December 2017