653. Financial allowances and expenses.

Members of the House of Lords (except those in receipt of a salary as a minister or office holder) are entitled to recover subsistence, office costs and travel expenses incurred in connection with their parliamentary duties1. Members receive no salary for the performance of their parliamentary work, but may claim a daily allowance and reimbursement of their expenses. The arrangements for reimbursement of members' allowances and expenses are made by resolution of the House and supervised by the House Committee2.

The allowance that may currently be claimed is £300, or alternatively members may elect to receive a reduced allowance of