The Revised Travel Allowances For Newly-elected MPs

September 6, 2022

With Members of the National Assembly set to take the oath of office on Thursday, the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC) has revised their foreign and domestic travel per diem.

PSC has slashed the allowances, with MPs on trips to the US now eligible to Sh79,091 from Sh143,999 per day.

Lawmakers travelling to the UK will receive Sh92,674, down from Sh133,181.

National Assembly and Senate speakers on assignments in Singapore will pocket Sh141,715 from Sh154,577. While those in Switzerland will get Sh121,402 from Sh132,460.

Speakers, MPs, Clerk of the Senate and Clerk of the National Assembly, and Job Group U-V on a trip to Afghanistan will receive $523 (Sh62,760) allowance.

Those in Job Group P-R, among them deputy clerks, will get $369 (Sh44,280) and those in Job Group P-R, including the chief sergeant at arms, will get $243 (29,160).

Those travellng to the United Arab Emirates and in Job Group U-V will receive $858 (Sh102,960).

Locally, the new rates of daily subsistence allowances and local travel stipulate that National Assembly members in Job Group U-V, including speakers, all MPs, Clerk of the Senate, Clerk National Assembly Grades F1, F2, and E5 going to Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Malindi, Kilifi, Lamu, Kwale and Naivasha will receive Sh18,200.

Sh12,600 is the per diem rates for Nyeri, Eldoret, Kericho, Kakamega, Kisii, Embu, Nanyuki, Nakuru, Lodwar and Garissa. Any other town per diem will be Sh10,500.

Those in Job Group P-R, Grade E2, E1, and D5, among them chief sergeant-at-arms, will get Sh14,000 while in Nairobi Mombasa, Kisumu, Malindi, Kilifi, Lamu, Kwale and Naivasha.

Those visiting Nyeri, Eldoret, Kericho, Kakamega, Kisii, Embu, Nanyuki, Nakuru and Lodwar on assignments will get Sh10,500, while in other towns they will get Sh8,400.

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