Review Panel Makes Radical Changes To MLA Salaries And Expenses

23 March 2016 The Independent Financial Review Panel has announced radical changes to MLA salaries, expenses and pensions that will take effect following the Assembly election on 5 May 2016. “The panel has made radical changes to expenses that will provide professional, fair and equitable support for each MLA, and will enhance public confidence in […]

Consultation on The Employment of Assembly Members’ Staff

The Independent Financial Review Panel has today launched a consultation (.docx) exercise to take the views of individuals on the employment of Assembly Members’ staff. The key proposals within this consultation document include clarity in the number of support staff to be allocated to an MLA. Definitive job descriptions with pay bands, maximum hours, and lastly […]

Consultation On Expenses For Assembly Members’ Constituency Office Rents Launched

The Independent Financial Review Panel (IFRP) has today launched a consultation exercise to take the views of individuals and organisations on the level of expenses which can be claimed by Assembly Members to allow them to lease their constituency offices. The IFRP was established in July 2011 to determine a level of remuneration which reflects […]

Assembly Members’ Salaries and Allowances For Extra Year Of Mandate

The Independent Financial Review Panel (IFRP) has today published a Determination (PDF) which sets the salaries and Allowances of Assembly Members for the additional year of the current mandate. The IFRP is permitted by legislation to publish one Determination for each Assembly mandate. The Determination published in March 2012 provided for Assembly Members’ salaries, allowances and […]

Independent Financial Review Panel Launches Report

14 March 2012 The Independent Financial Review Panel has today published its Report on the Salaries, Office Holder Allowances, Office Costs Expenses and Pensions of Members of the NI Assembly. The Panel has also presented its Determinations on Salaries Expenses and Pensions to Assembly Commission, for immediate implementation. In launching the Report and Determination, Chair […]

Consultation Launched On Assembly Members’ Salaries, Expenses And Pensions

15 September 2011           The Independent Financial Review Panel has today launched a consultation exercise to take the views of individuals and organisations on Assembly Members’ salaries and office holder allowances, office costs expenses and pensions.   The Panel was established in July 2011 to determine a level of remuneration which reflects the responsibilities of Members of the […]

Assembly Commission Appoints Independent Financial Review Panel

4 July 2011 The Northern Ireland Assembly Commission has appointed an Independent Panel to determine the salaries, pensions and allowances for Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs). Patrick McCartan has been appointed Chair of the Independent Financial Review Panel with Alan McQuillan and Dr Henrietta Campbell as the other two members. All panel members will […]