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House of Commons stationery and postage paid envelope costs per Member

The House of Commons provides a cash limited sum per year for the provision of postage-paid envelopes and House of Commons stationery to all Members. This sum is in addition to any costs that may be reimbursed under the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) expenses scheme.

The current rules for the use of stationery and postage-paid envelopes provided by the House of Commons, and for the use of the Crowned Portcullis, were published in the first report by the Members Estimate Committee in 2014–15. This can be viewed on the following link:

Rules for MPs for the use of stationery and postage-paid envelopes provided by the House of Commons

This budget is in addition to any stationery and postage costs which Members may have reimbursed under IPSA's Expenses Scheme.  The House of Commons Commission has stated that the costs incurred by each Member on House provided stationery and postage are published; the figures relate to current Members of the 2010 and 2020 Parliaments.

The decisions of the House of Commons Commission to raise the stationery cap, on 7 April 2014 and on 25 June 2012, can be viewed at the following link: 

House of Commons Commission Agendas and Decisions

 

Members' yearly bespoke stationery budget statements

The statements for each Member's spend on bespoke stationery between 2010 to 2020 can be found below in PDF and CSV format. 

2019 - 2020 Statement (Annual allowance per Member £9,000.00)

Financial Year 2019-2020 (PDF)

Financial Year 2019-2020 (CSV) 

2019-19 Dissolution Statement

2019-19 Dissolution (PDF)

2019-19 Dissolution (CSV)

2018-19 Statement (Annual allowance per Member £9,000.00)

 Financial Year 2018-19 (PDF)

 Financial Year 2018-19 (CSV)

2017- 18 Statement (Annual allowance per Member £9,000.00)

Financial Year 2017-18 (PDF)

Financial Year 2017-18 (CSV)

2017- 17 Dissolution Statement

2017-17 Dissolution (PDF)

2017-17 Dissolution (CSV)

2016- 17 Statement (Annual allowance per Member £9,000.00)

Financial Year 2016-17 (PDF)

Financial Year 2016-17 (CSV)

2015- 16 Statement (Annual allowance per Member £9,000.00)

Financial Year 2015-16 (PDF)

Financial Year 2015- 16 (CSV)

2014- 15 Statement (Annual allowance per Member £9,000.00)

Financial Year 2014-15 (PDF) 

Financial Year 2014- 15 (CSV)

2013- 14 Statement (Annual allowance per Member £8,650.00)

Financial Year 2013-14 (PDF) 

Financial Year 2013- 14 (CSV)

2012- 13 Statement (Annual allowance per Member £8,650.00) 

Financial Year 2012-13 (PDF) 

Financial Year 2012- 13 (CSV)

2011- 12 Statement (Annual allowance per Member £7,000.00)  

Financial Year 2011-12 (PDF)   

Financial Year 2011- 12 (CSV)

2010- 11 Statement (Annual allowance per Member £7,000.00)

Financial Year 2010-11 (PDF) 

Financial Year 2010- 11 (CSV)