Update on the Determination process
On 8 April 2021, the Tribunal issued a notice of intention to make a Determination providing for an annual adjustment to MP salaries and allowances.
The Tribunal invited submissions on the following questions:
- What level of adjustment to the values of MP salaries and allowances should the Tribunal consider?
- Should the Tribunal consider different adjustment levels for different elements of the MP salaries and allowances system? For example, should the Tribunal adjust the MP salaries with greater weight given to movements in the Wage Price Index, and adjust allowances with greater weight given to movements in the Consumer Price Index?
- Are there any other matters the Tribunal should consider when making the Determination, in addition to those listed in the VIRTIPS Act?
The following written submission was provided to the Tribunal:
Once made, the Determination will take effect from 1 July 2021.
Reviewed 17 June 2021