Members' Compensation Disclosure
Since October 2013, information concerning the salaries of individual Members, including Cabinet Ministers, is disclosed publicly on the Legislative Assembly website.
Travel Expense Disclosure
Quarterly information on Members' travel expenses is also disclosed publicly on the Legislative Assembly website, in the section dealing with MLA remuneration and expenses. This disclosure fulfils a commitment made by the Legislative Assembly Management Committee (LAMC) in 2012. It provides details of a Member's travel costs that have been processed and paid by Financial Services in the reporting period. The disclosure does not include travel costs where the travel expense claim has not been submitted for processing, or where the travel claim is in the process of being paid.
In 2015, quarterly reports were expanded to include reimbursable receipts in support of Members' travel expenses.
Quarterly disclosure includes a report by Members on the following expense categories: Capital City Allowance, In-Constituency Travel, General Travel, Accompanying Person, Speaker Approved Travel and Out of Province/Country Travel (Ministerial).
Summary reports of parliamentary committees Members' travel expenses are also released quarterly.
Constituency Office Expense Disclosure
In 2014, quarterly public disclosure was expanded to include constituency office expense information. The initial posting on the Assembly website was for the three month period January 1 to March 31, 2014. In 2015, reimbursable receipts in support of constituency office expenses were included in regular quarterly reports
Members' Disclosure: Public Accounts
Members' compensation and travel expenses, including expenses relating to the Capital City Living Allowance, are disclosed on an annual basis in the Public Accounts of British Columbia.
Last Updated: March 08, 2017