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Buill Pàrlamaid na h-Alba (BPA)

Members' expenses

MSPs can claim money back for "expenses" (costs).  These must be costs from carrying out their duties in Parliament or helping their constituents. 

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Allowances rates

Start-up provision

  • Not available to members until new session or following a by-election.

Office-cost provision

  • £20,100

Members are able to flex up to £5,000 from engagement provision to office-cost provision.

Regional Members will be advised of their office-cost provision on an individual basis

Engagement provision

  • £16,500

Members are able to flex up to £5,000 from office-cost provision to engagement provision.

Staff cost provision

  • £147,00

Edinburgh accommodation provision

  • £19,700

Edinburgh accommodation provision: overnight rate

  • £215 (includes dinner, bed and breakfast)

Overnight UK (excluding Greater London)

  • £215 (includes dinner, bed and breakfast)

Overnight (Greater London and outside UK)

  • £250 (includes dinner, bed and breakfast)

Winding-up provision

  • £8,367

Regional Members will be advised on an individual basis as required but will equate to one third of their maximum OCP (Office cost provision).

Party leaders allowance: 30+ Members

  • £46,002

Party leaders allowance: 15 to 29 Members

  • £24,220

Motor mileage

  • 45p per mile for first 10,000 miles and 25p per mile thereafter

Motorcycle mileage

  • 24p

Pedal cycle mileage

  • 20p