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Representative Money

Question for Members Estimate Committee

UIN 186137, tabled on 23 April 2021

To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Members Estimate Committee, how much has been paid from the public purse in Representative Monies to parties whose hon. Members have not taken the oath since those monies originally became payable.

Answered on

28 April 2021

The Representative Money allocation and spend breakdown for the previous financial year ending 31 March 2021, together with the allocation scheduled to be paid for the current financial year (1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022) will be published in due course on the pages below.

Since 2016-17 it has been a requirement to publish the amounts paid for each financial year and these can be found on the Parliament website via the following link:

https://www.parliament.uk/site-information/foi/transparency-publications/hoc-transparency-publications/financial-information/financial-assistance-to-opposition-parties/

Budget allocations for Representative Money since 2005-06 are published in Appendix 3 (p34) of the following document:

https://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/SN01663

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Members Estimate Committee
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