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Ministerial Salaries

Ministers, secretaries of state, and the prime minister all qualify for higher rates of pay than normal backbench MPs.

Under the Ministerial and Other Salaries Act 1975, the Speaker, cabinet ministers, junior ministers, the leader of the opposition and some opposition whips are paid according to an agreed scale.

Ministers' pay is linked to salaries in the civil service and is reviewed by the Senior Salaries Review Body.




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Cabinet
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Leader of the opposition
01 Oct 08 |  Institution guides
Speaker
28 Jan 10 |  Institution guides
Prime minister
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