§ Mr. Gregory Campbell
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what has been the annual cost of the Parades Commission in Northern Ireland since its inception; and how much in allowances has been paid to those currently on the Commission. 
§ Jane Kennedy
The annual cost of the Parades Commission since it's inception in March 1997 was:
1997–98 £613,564* 1998–99 £1,066,220 1999–2000 £1,023,559 2000–01 £1,105,677 2001–02 £1,119,807 Total: £4,928,827
In relation to allowances, those on the Commission are entitled to mileage and subsistence allowances. It is not possible to identify these allowances from the total cost of travel.