This article focuses on the salary and allowances the Speaker of the Senate is entitled to per month. The Speaker is an ex-officio Member of the Senate elected by the Senators sworn in on the first Sitting of the Senate. The Speaker presides over debates in the Senate and ensures an orderly flow of business.
The Senate is one of the two Houses of the Parliament of Kenya. Its primary role is to protect the interests of the counties and their governments. Other functions of the Senate include law making, determining the allocation of national revenue among counties, exercising oversight over national revenue allocated to the county governments, and oversight of state officers i.e powers to impeach the president, deputy president, county governor, and deputy governors. Amason Kingi is the current Speaker of the Senate in Kenya.
Speaker of the Senate Salary And Allowances
According to a recent gazette notice by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC), the Speaker of the Senate gets a monthly salary of Ksh 1,160,000. Below is a breakdown of the pay.
|The Speaker Of the Senate Salary And Allowances|
|Basic Salary||Ksh 696,000|
|House Allowance||Ksh 250,000|
|Market Adjustment||Ksh 214,000|
|Total Salary Per Month||Ksh 1,160,000|