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Speaker's Office staff (2019)

Request

  1. As of September 2019, how many staff are working in the Speaker's Office?
  2. Could you tell me the total annual staffing costs of the Speaker's Office?
  3. Could you finally tell me the salary or wage band for each of these members of staff?

 

Response

  1. As of September 2019, how many staff are working in the Speaker's Office?
    This information is held by the House of Commons. At the time of your request, 10 members of staff work in the Speaker's Office.
  2. Could you tell me the total annual staffing costs of the Speaker's Office?
    This information is held by the House of Commons. The total annual staffing costs for the Speaker's Office for the previous financial year (2018-19) was £477,640.
  3. Could you finally tell me the salary or wage band for each of these members of staff?
    This information is held by the House of Commons. Of the 10 members of staff working in the Speaker's Office, 8 are paid from Speaker's Office budget. The salaries bands for members of staff in the Speaker's Office.
    7 are Full Time Equivalent (FTE) staff and are within the following pay bands:
    • 1x SCS1 – £69,000–£95,964
    • 3x A2 – £50,870–£62,643
    • 1X B1 – £37,510–£43,361
    • 1 x B2 – £30,985–£36,532
    • 2x C – £26,715–£30,370
    Another member of staff paid from the Speaker's Office budget in the A2 pay band is employed by the House on a Fixed Term Minimum Hours contract with specific pay that is between £15,000 & £20,000 per annum.