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​Members' pay, expenses, financial interests and standards

Find out more about financial standards and explore the registers of financial interests for AMs.

The Remuneration Board of the National Assembly for Wales is the independent body responsible for setting the pay, pensions and allowances of Assembly Members and their staff.


Members’ pay and expenses


Members are entitled to resources to employ staff and run offices in their constituencies so that they can deal with issues and cases raised by the people they represent. Find out more about expenses, allowances, and rules in the Assembly Remuneration Board Determination on Members’ Pay and Allowances.



Code of Conduct for Assembly Members


Find out more about the Code of Conduct for Members of the National Assembly for Wales.

Also view the Code of Conduct for Assembly Members' Support Staff




Register of Members’ interests


Section 36 of the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 2 require the National Assembly to maintain and publish a Register of Members’ Interests.



Remuneration Board


An independent Remuneration Board was established to ensure that AMs have adequate resources to carry out their vital job of representing the people of Wales, holding the Welsh Government to account and making laws for Wales.




Employment of family members


The Assembly is required to maintain and publish a Record of Members who employ family members. Find out more about guidelines on the employment of family members.



Commissioner for Standards


The National Assembly Commissioner for Standards is an independent person appointed by the Assembly. Find out more about the Commissioner here.



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