Boris Johnson’s reshuffle is more likely to have price taxpayers greater than £100,000 in “golden goodbyes” to sacked ministers.
Beneath laws launched in 1991, ministers pressured out of workplace are entitled to 1 / 4 of their yearly ministerial wage if they’re beneath the age of 65.
The prime minister sacked eight ministers within the reshuffle on Thursday, with the group now entitled to payouts price hundreds of kilos.
Prime of the record is Geoffrey Cox, who was incomes a wage of £94,450 in his function as legal professional basic.
His sacking means he’s now entitled to a sum of £23,612.
Julian Smith, Andrea Leadsom and Theresa Villiers are all entitled to £16,876 every for dropping their cupboard jobs.
They had been fired as Northern Eire secretary, enterprise secretary and surroundings secretary, respectively.
Departing housing minister Esther McVey, universities minister Chris Skidmore and transport minister George Freeman are entitled to £7,920 every.
Ms McVey’s departure means the Conservatives will appoint a tenth housing minister of their lower than ten years in energy.
Nusrat Ghani, who was sacked as a extra junior minister on the Division for Transport, is entitled to £5,594.
The eight departing ministers’ entitlements add as much as £103,595.