Pay scales for MPs staff...... and which MPs employ whom...

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JOB DESCRIPTIONS AND PAY RANGES OF MPS' STAFF

Provided by House of Commons Department of Resources as at 1 April 2008

link: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmregmem/080423/p2memi03.htm

1. Secretaries/Office Managers:
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Office Managers/Executive Secretaries should: Pay Ranges (with effect from 01.04.08)*

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— Provide the full range of secretarial and administrative support
— Manage the office, overseeing budgets, supervising other staff and volunteers etc
— Deal with telephone enquiries and visitors
— Draft and sign letters on a range of issues
— Respond to e-mails and letters
— Manage the diary and arrange engagements £21,320 to £40,052

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They may also deal with some constituency casework and provide secretariats to special interest groups. They may delegate keyboard work to others.

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Senior Secretaries should: Pay Ranges (with effect from 01.04.08)*

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— Provide secretarial/administrative support
— Deal with telephone enquiries and visitors
— Draft and sign letters
— Respond to e-mails and letters
— Manage the diary and arrange engagements £17,443 to £30,363

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They might also manage the office and/or undertake some casework.

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Junior Secretaries should undertake: Pay Ranges (with effect from 01.04.08)*

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— Photocopying
— Filing
— Opening and dispatching mail
— Dealing with simple correspondence and straightforward enquiries by phone or via e-mail
— Keeping office records
— Other straightforward office duties as required £14,212 to £25,195

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2. Caseworkers:

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Senior Caseworkers should: Pay Ranges (with effect from 01.04.08)*

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— Provide information, advice and support for individuals on a range of financial, health, housing and other social issues
— Liaise with government agencies, the voluntary sector and others to resolve problems
— Correspond with constituents or meet with them
— Develop knowledge on specialist areas
— Analyse patterns of enquiries and produce reports
— Keep records of client contact £17,443 to £29,716

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If they have a special area of interest, they may also provide secretariat services for relevant meetings and/or provide briefings etc.

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Caseworkers should: Pay Ranges (with effect from 01.04.08)*

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— Provide information, advice and support for individuals on a range of financial, health, housing and other social issues
— Liaise with government agencies, the voluntary sector and others to resolve problems
— Correspond with constituents or meet with them
— Draft simple letters as required
— Keep records of client contact
— Assist with office administration as needed £13,566 to £25,195

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They may also undertake some general administrative/secretarial tasks such as managing the diary.


3. Research/Parliamentary Assistants:

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Senior Research/Parliamentary Assistants should: Pay Ranges (with effect from 01.04.08)*

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— Undertake research, usually from secondary sources, on complex and difficult subjects
— Analyse, interpret and present the results eg for parliamentary questions, briefing notes for committees, articles or press releases
— Liaise with the political party, lobby groups etc.
— Deal with the media £27,780 to £40,052

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They might also progress some casework and/or deal with a range of correspondence independently.
Research/Parliamentary Assistants should: Pay Ranges (with effect from 01.04.08)*

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— Undertake research from readily available sources
— Analyse, interpret and present the results eg for parliamentary questions, briefing notes for committees, articles or press releases
— Deal with routine constituency correspondence independently £14,212 to £34,240
In addition they might also:
— Deal with a range of visitors
— Progress casework by forwarding to other agencies
— Undertake some administrative tasks

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*Starting pay outside London is likely to vary considerably with local employment market conditions

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REGISTER OF MEMBERS' INTERESTS


Part 2


(prepared pursuant to Resolution of the House of 27 March 2008)


Category 11. Family Members Employed and Remunerated through the Staffing Allowance


ANDERSON, Janet (Rossendale and Darwen)
I employ my son, David Humphreys, as Research/Parliamentary Assistant.

ATKINSON, Peter (Hexham)
I employ my wife, Brione Atkinson, as part-time Office Manager/Executive Secretary.

AUSTIN, Ian (Dudley North)
I employ my wife, Catherine Miles, as part-time Office Manager/Secretary.

BAILEY, Adrian (West Bromwich West)
I employ my wife, Jill Bailey, as Senior Secretary.

BARRON, Kevin (Rother Valley)
I employ my wife, Carol Barron, as Parliamentary Assistant
I employ my sister-in-law, Sheena Woolley, as Secretary.

BATTLE, John (Leeds West)
I employ my wife, Mary Battle, as a Caseworker/Secretarial Assistant.

BELL, Sir Stuart (Middlesbrough)
I employ my wife, Margaret Bell, as Office Manager.

BENN, Hilary (Leeds Central)
I employ my wife, Sally Clark, as Research/Parliamentary Assistant.

BERCOW, John (Buckingham)
I employ my wife, Sally Bercow, as a part-time Senior Research Assistant.

BETTS, Clive (Sheffield, Attercliffe)
I employ my partner, James Thomas, as part-time Parliamentary Assistant.

BRADY, Graham (Altrincham and Sale West)
I employ my wife, Victoria Lowther, as Senior Research/Parliamentary Assistant.

BRAZIER, Julian (Canterbury)
I employ my wife, Katharine Brazier, as part-time Executive Secretary.

BROWN, Russell (Dumfries and Galloway)
I employ my daughter, Gillian Carey, as Senior Secretary/Office Manager.

BRUCE, Malcolm (Gordon)
I employ my wife, Rosemary Bruce, as Office Manager and Diary Secretary.

BURSTOW, Paul (Sutton and Cheam)
I employ my wife, Mary Burstow, as part-time Financial Controller and Book-keeper on a fee basis.

BURT, Alistair (North East Bedfordshire)
I employ my wife, Eve Burt, as Office Manager/Executive Secretary.

CABORN, Rt Hon Richard (Sheffield Central)
I employ my wife as part-time Senior Secretary.

CASH, William (Stone)
I employ my wife, Bridget Cash, as Research/Parliamentary Assistant.

CATON, Martin (Gower)
I employ my wife, Bethan Caton, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant.

CONWAY, Derek (Old Bexley and Sidcup)
I employ my wife, Colette Conway, as Office Manager/Executive Secretary.

CORMACK, Sir Patrick (South Staffordshire)
I employ my wife, Lady (Kathleen) Cormack as Secretary.

CRABB, Stephen (Preseli Pembrokeshire)
I employ my wife, Beatrice Crabb, as part-time Executive Secretary.

CURTIS-THOMAS, Claire (Crosby)
I employ my husband, Michael Jakub, as Office Manager.

DAVIES, David (Monmouth)
I employ my wife, Aliz Davies, as part-time Junior Secretary.

DAVIES, Philip (Shipley)
I employ my wife, Deborah Davies, as Senior Secretary.

DAVIS, David (Haltemprice and Howden)
I employ my wife Doreen Davis as Executive Secretary.

DEAN, Janet (Burton)
I employ my daughter, Sandra Belcher, as a part-time Caseworker.

FARRELLY, Paul (Newcastle-under-Lyme)
I employ my wife, Victoria Perry, as part-time Parliamentary Assistant.

FLINT, Caroline (Don Valley)
I employ my husband, Phil Cole, as Office Manager.

FLYNN, Paul (Newport West)
I employ my wife, Lynne Samantha Flynn, as Senior Secretary.

FOSTER, Michael (Hastings and Rye)
I employ my wife, Rosemary Foster, as Senior Secretary (Diary Secretary/Visits Manager).

FRANCIS, Dr Hywel (Aberavon)
I employ my wife, Mair Francis, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant.

GALE, Roger (North Thanet)
I employ my wife, Suzy Gale, as Office Manager.

GILLAN, Cheryl (Chesham and Amersham)
I employ my husband, Jack Leeming, as a part-time Office Manager/Researcher.

GOODWILL, Robert (Scarborough and Whitby)
I employ my wife, Maureen Goodwill, as an Executive Secretary.

GRAY, James (North Wiltshire)
I employ my partner, Philippa Mayo, as part-time Senior Secretary.

GRAYLING, Chris (Epsom and Ewell)
I employ my wife, Sue Grayling, as Executive Secretary.

HAIN, Peter (Neath)
I employ my mother, Adelaine Hain, as part-time Secretary.

HALL, Mike (Weaver Vale)
I employ my wife, Lesley Hall, as Office Manager.

HAMILTON, David (Midlothian)
I employ my wife, Jean Hamilton, as Office Manager.

HAMMOND, Stephen (Wimbledon)
I employ my wife, Sally Hammond, as Office Manager/Secretary.

HARRIS, Tom (Glasgow South)
I employ my wife, Carolyn Harris, as part-time Office Manager.

HASELHURST, Sir Alan (Saffron Walden)
I employ my wife Lady (Angela) Haselhurst, as Office Manager/Executive Secretary.

HEALD, Oliver (North East Hertfordshire)
I employ my wife, Christine Heald, as Office Manager.

HEATH, David (Somerton and Frome)
I employ my wife, Dr Caroline Netherton, as Senior Caseworker (Junior Secretary payscale).

HODGSON, Sharon (Gateshead East and Washington West)
I employ my husband, Alan Hodgson, as a Caseworker.

HOPKINS, Kelvin (Luton North)
I employ my wife, Patricia Hopkins, as Senior Secretary.

HOWARD, Rt Hon Michael (Folkestone and Hythe)
I employ my wife, Sandra Howard, as part-time Secretary.

ILLSLEY, Eric (Barnsley Central)
I employ my wife, Dawn Illsley, as Junior Secretary.

INGRAM, Rt Hon Adam (East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
I employ my wife, Maureen Ingram, as Office Manager/Secretary.
I employ my cousin's son, Michael Courtney, as Research Assistant.

JACK, Rt Hon Michael (Fylde)
I employ my wife, Alison Jack, as part-time Caseworker.

JOHNSON, Diana (Hull North)
I employ my partner, Kevin Morton, as Office Manager/Senior Researcher.

KEEN, Alan (Feltham and Heston)
I employ my son, David Keen, as Constituency Manager and Senior Caseworker.

KEY, Robert (Salisbury)
I employ my wife, Susan Key, as a part-time Senior Secretary.

KIRKBRIDE, Julie (Bromsgrove)
I employ my sister, Karen Leadley, as part-time Secretary.

LADYMAN, Steve (South Thanet)
I employ my wife, Janet Ladyman, as Office Manager.

LAXTON, Bob (Derby)
I employ my wife, Gail Laxton, as Office Manager.

LEVITT, Tom (High Peak)
I employ my wife, Teresa Levitt, as Parliamentary Assistant.

LUFF, Peter (Mid Worcestershire)
I employ my wife, Julia Luff, as Secretary.

LIDDELL-GRAINGER, Ian (Bridgwater)
I employ my wife, Jill Liddell-Grainger, as Research/Parliamentary Assistant.

MCAVOY, Rt Hon Thomas (Rutherglen and Hamilton West)
I employ my wife, Eleanor McAvoy, as Senior Secretary/Personal Assistant.

MCCAFFERTY, Chris (Calder Valley)
I employ my husband, David Tarlo, as Parliamentary Assistant.

MCCARTHY-FRY, Sarah (Portsmouth North)
I employ my daughter, Victoria Fry, as Office Manager.

MCFALL, John (West Dumbartonshire)
I employ my wife, Joan McFall, as part-time Parliamentary Assistant.

MACDOUGALL, John (Glenrothes)
I employ my wife, Catherine MacDougall, as part-time Junior Secretary/Caseworker.

MANN, John (Bassetlaw)
I employ my wife, Joanna White, as Office Manager.

MERCER, Patrick (Newark)
I employ my wife, Cait Mercer, as Junior Caseworker.

MOORE, Michael (Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk)
I employ my wife, Alison Moore, as Caseworker.

MORLEY, Elliot (Scunthorpe)
I employ my wife, Patricia Morley, as part-time Assistant Secretary (Junior Secretary pay range).

MOSS, Malcolm (North East Cambridgeshire)
I employ my wife, Sonya Moss, as Executive Secretary.

MOUNTFORD, Kali (Colne Valley)
I employ my husband, Ian Leedham, as Office Manager.

MURRISON, Andrew (Westbury)
I employ my father-in-law, Bob Munden, as part-time Research/Parliamentary Assistant.

OATEN, Mark (Winchester)
I employ my sister-in-law, Julia Harkness, as Secretary.

OLNER, William (Bill)
I employ my wife, Gillian Olner, as part-time Secretary.

OTTAWAY, Richard (Croydon South)
I employ my wife, Nicola Ottaway, as part-time Parliamentary Assistant.

PAICE, James (South East Cambridgeshire)
I employ my wife, Ava Paice, as part-time Caseworker/Secretary.

PALMER, Dr Nick (Broxtowe)
I employ my wife, Fiona Palmer, as part-time Senior Caseworker.

PATERSON, Owen (North Shropshire)
I employ my wife, Rose Paterson, as Parliamentary Assistant and Secretary.

PRITCHARD, Mark (The Wrekin)
I employ my wife, Sondra Pritchard, as Office Manager.

PUGH, Dr John (Southport)
I employ my wife, Annette Pugh, as Office Manager.

RAMMELL, Bill (Harlow)
I employ my wife, Beryl Rammell, as Junior Secretary.

ROBERTSON, Angus (Moray)
I employ my wife, Carron Anderson, as Senior Caseworker.

ROBERTSON, John (Glasgow North West)
I employ my daughter, Laura Robertson, as a part-time Junior Secretary.

ROBINSON, Iris (Strangford)
I employ my son, Jonathan Robinson, as Office Manager.
I employ my daughter-in-law, Ellen Robinson, as part-time Secretary.

ROBINSON, Peter (Belfast East)
I employ my daughter, Rebekah Robinson, as Office Manager and Private Secretary.
I employ my son, Gareth Robinson, as Parliamentary Assistant.

SANDERS, Adrian (Torbay)
I employ my wife, Alison Sanders, as Office Manager.

SCOTT, Lee (Ilford North)
I employ my wife, Estelle Scott, as Senior Secretary.

SKINNER, Dennis (Bolsover)
I employ my partner, Lois Blasenheim, as Senior Research/Parliamentary Assistant.

SMITH, Rt Hon Andrew (Oxford East)
I employ my wife, Val Smith, as Office Manager/Senior Caseworker.

SMITH, Angela C (Sheffield Hillsborough)
I employ my husband, Steven Wilson, as Senior Parliamentary Researcher.

SMITH, Jacqui (Redditch)
I employ my husband, Richard Timney, as Senior Research/Parliamentary Assistant.

SOULSBY, Sir Peter (Leicester South)
I employ my wife, Lady (Alison) Soulsby, as Office Manager.

STREETER, Gary (South West Devon)
I employ my wife, Janet Streeter, as part-time Junior Parliamentary Researcher.
I employ my daughter, Tamsin Streeter, as part-time Junior Parliamentary Researcher.

STOATE, Dr Howard (Dartford)
I employ my wife, Deborah Stoate, as Office Manager and Secretary.

STUART, Graham (Beverley and Holderness)
I employ my sister, Niki Roberts, as Executive Secretary.

TAYLOR, Ian (Esher and Walton)
I employ my wife, Carole Taylor, as part-time Senior Parliamentary Assistant.

TAYLOR, Matthew (Truro and St Austell)
I employ my wife Victoria Taylor, as part-time Researcher.

TOUHIG, Don (Islwyn)
I employ my wife, Jennifer Touhig, as part-time Office Manager.

TURNER, Andrew (Isle of Wight)
I employ my partner, Carole Dennett, as Parliamentary Assistant.

WEIR, Mike (Angus)
I employ my wife, Anne Weir, as part-time Caseworker.

WILLIAMS, Alan (Swansea West)
I employ my son, Robin Williams, as Office Manager/Executive Secretary.

WILLIAMS, Betty (Conwy)
I employ my son, Raymond Williams, as part-time Secretary.

WILSHIRE, David (Spelthorne)
I employ my partner, Ann Palmer, as Office Manager.

WILSON, Phil (Sedgefield)
I employ my partner, Margaret Brown, as Parliamentary Assistant.

WRIGHT, Iain (Hartlepool)
I employ my wife, Tiffiny Wright, as Caseworker.

YOUNG, Sir George (North West Hampshire)
I employ my daughter, Camilla Young, as Office Manager.


source: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmregmem/080423/p2memi02.htm
 

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