States members' salaries review cost (FOI)
States members' salaries review cost (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey on behalf of the States Greffe and published on 15 December 2022.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
How much is the recently announced review of States Members’ salaries going to cost ?
The current system for the setting of States Members’ remuneration was established with the adoption of the Draft States of Jersey (Amendment – Remuneration of Elected Members) Jersey) Law (P.40/2022). In the statement of financial and manpower implications accompanying the proposition, it was indicated that the new system would likely cost under £20,000.
Draft States of Jersey (Amendment – Remuneration of Elected Members) Jersey) Law (P.40/2022) (gov.je)
As of 12th December 2022, costs had been incurred for advertising for members of the recruitment panel who will appoint the independent reviewer, and for the recruitment of the independent reviewer themselves. Total expenditure on this advertising had amounted to £2,235.
The members of the recruitment panel are acting in an honorary capacity and there will be no payments made to them.
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