Publication of the Independent Remuneration Board’s Determination for 2021-2026

Senedd Members’ pay frozen for second year running Thursday 18 March 2021  The Independent Remuneration Board of the Senedd (the Board) has (at its meeting on 4 March 2021) decided to freeze the pay of Members of the Senedd for the next financial year in the light of the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Today (18 March 2021), the Board has published an exceptional decision concerning the salaries of Read More

Note of meeting – 28 January 2021

The Independent Remuneration Board of the Senedd met on 28 January 2021. The following is a summary of its discussions and decisions.  Covid-19  The Board reviewed the continuing impact of Covid-19 on Members and their offices. It has been just over a year since the first reported positive tests for Covid-19 in the UK and its impact will be felt more than ever before. During this period of lockdown, the Board wishes to reiterate its commitment to providing the necessary Read More

Note of meeting – 10 December 2020

The Independent Remuneration Board of the Senedd met on 10 December 2020. The following is a summary of its discussions and decisions.  Covid-19  The Board reviewed use of the additional allowances provided to Members during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Board is content that at this time the support available remains sufficient to meet current working arrangements. As outlined previously, the situation is being reviewed at every meeting Read More

Note of meeting – 27 February 2020

The Remuneration Board met on 27 February 2020. The following is a summary of its discussions and decisions.    Review of the Determination for the Sixth Assembly   The Board’s consultation is still open and the closing date for responses is 24 March 2020. The Board would encourage all Members, support staff and political groups to Read More