Allowances paid to staff
as at 31 March 2000
A. Night allowances
Night allowances are payable to Clerks up to Grade
5, senior Library staff, the Yeoman Usher, executive and clerical
staff, and Hansard editorial and reporting staff appointed or
promoted since 1 April 1999. These allowances are based (a) on
the average hours of sitting of the House over the preceding five
years after a threshold time for each post; and (b) on an hourly
rate, fixed for each grade. A similar scheme operates for Doorkeepers
with the added inclusion of a sum in respect of meal allowance.
Those Attendants who work late shifts are also eligible for a
night allowance, similar to that for Doorkeepers.
B. Hansard editorial staff late-night allowances
(reserved rights pre 1 April 1999)
|(1) Payment for sittings ending after 10.30 p.m.
|(2) Further payments for sittings continuing after 1.30, 4.30, 7.30 and 10.30 a.m.
|The above payments are subject to an annual minimum of
C. Hansard Senior Reporters and Reporters (reserved
rights pre 1 April 1999)
|(1) Payment for attendance at sittings ending after 10.30 p.m.
|(2) Further payments for attendance at sittings continuing after 1.30, 4.30, 7.30 and 10.30 a.m.
|(3) Payment at the rate of plain-time plus a third for work performed after the House has been sitting for 8 hours, when the House meets before noon.
D. Staff Superintendent - Saturday and Bank Holiday
10% addition to salary, excluding Recruitment &
Annual allowance for maintenance, including cleaning,
laundering, etc. and replacement of minor items of uniform
F. Computer Assistant
|Automatic Data Processing Allowance
G. Accountant's Office staff undertaking Chartered
Institute of Management Acountants qualification