729. Ministerial and other salaries.

729.     Ministerial and other salaries.

Government ministers, the Speaker of the House of Commons and Deputy Speakers, the Leader of the Opposition, and Opposition Chief and Deputy Chief Whips, are entitled to receive a salary for those positions in addition to their salary as a member of Parliament1.

The salaries are reviewed by Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority ('IPSA') and updated in similar manner to that for member's salaries2. To ensure the independence of the office of Speaker, changes to the salary of Speaker are effected by Order in Council and paid for from the Consolidated