HOW MUCH DOES WESTMINSTER PAY THE SNP?

My thanks to Kenny in getting the answer. Just what is there to show for this? Just how does it make Independence more likely? Is this the cause of the careerist tendency? From: Written Parliamentary Questions and Answers Sent: 27 June 2022 19:03To: MACASKILL, Kenny Subject: Written answer to your WPQ 19001 received from the Members Estimate Committee TheContinue reading "HOW MUCH DOES WESTMINSTER PAY THE SNP?"

HOW MUCH DOES WESTMINSTER PAY THE SNP?
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My thanks to Kenny in getting the answer. Just what is there to show for this? Just how does it make Independence more likely? Is this the cause of the careerist tendency?


From: Written Parliamentary Questions and Answers
Sent: 27 June 2022 19:03
To: MACASKILL, Kenny
Subject: Written answer to your WPQ 19001 received from the Members Estimate Committee

The Members Estimate Committee has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (19001):

Question:
To ask the hon. Member for Perth and North Perthshire, representing the Members Estimate Committee, if he will publish the amount of (a) short money and (b) other additional parliamentary support funding provided to each political party on an annual basis since 2015. (19001) 

Tabled on: 15 June 2022

Answer:
Sir Charles Walker

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. The short money and Representative Money provided to each political party on an annual basis since 2015 can be found in the pdf attachment.

The Short Money and Representative Money allocations scheduled to be paid for the current financial year (1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023) are as follows:

Short/Representative Money Allocations 2022/2023
Party1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023
Main AllocationTravel Budget
Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)£202,484.60£5,018.85
Green Party£187,111.20£4,637.76
Labour Party£6,812,568.25£146,451.25
Liberal Democrats£929,590.70£23,040.69
Plaid Cymru£110,875.00£2,748.13
Scottish National Party (SNP)£1,149,355.15£28,487.72
Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)£110,875.00£2,748.13
Sinn Fein *£171,032.15£4,239.21
* Representative Money

Information on previous budget allocations for Short Money and Representative Money can also be found on the App3 tab here:

Data sheets for Library briefing on Short Money (44 KB, Excel Spreadsheet)

The following documents were submitted as part of the answer and are appended to this email:

  1. File name: Short Money allocations.pdf
    Description: Short Money allocations 

The answer was submitted on 27 Jun 2022 at 19:02.


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