§ Lord O'HAGAN
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they will publish a table
PAY AND ALLOWANCES TO BE PAID BY MEMBER STATES OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES TO MEMBERS OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT (Details as at 3rd July 1979; sterling equivalent as on that date) Basic Annual Salary Dual Mandate Members United Kingdom £6,897 Legislation pending. Belgium BF 1,390,483 (£21,525) Dual Mandate Members will receive one salary only. Denmark Kr 137,828 (£11,871) The Folketing salary of Dual Mandate of Members will be abated for periods (minimum one week) when leave of absence has been formally granted. The annual salary will be divided by 365 and multiplied by the number of days absent to arrive at the amount of abatement. Federal Republic of Germany DM 90,000 (£22,333) Dual Mandate Members will receive one salary only. France F 232,740 (£25,025) Dual Mandate Members will receive one salary only. Italy Lire 20,972,896 (£11,697) Dual Mandate Members will probably receive one salary only. Luxembourg Fr Lux 290,000 (£4,489) Not yet decided. The Netherlands Fls 88,089 (£19,885) Note yet decided. Republic of Ireland £IR 6,911 (£6,480) Dual Mandate Members who are members of the Dail will receive a salary of £IR 13,822 (£12,960.15) and if members of the Senate, £IR 10,979 (£10,294.42).
showing how each member-State will remunerate members of the European Parliament, including the additional remuneration paid to those serving both in national Parliaments and the European Parliament.
§ Lord CARRINGTON
The information requested is given below. I will arrange for a revised table to be published in theOfficial Report, when all the EEC countries have passed the necessary legislation.