Midland MPs who employ family [...].
Paul Keetch (Lib Dem Hereford) *employs his wife Claire Keetch as a caseworker.
Charlotte Atkins (Lab Staffordshire *Moorlands) employs her husband Gus Brain as a part-time senior researcher and Parliamentary assistant.
Julie Kirkbride (Con Bromsgrove) * employs her sister Karen Leadley as a part-time secretary.
Ian Austin (Lab Dudley *North), the Minister for the West Midlands, employs his wife Catherine Miles as a part-time office manager and secretary. Peter Luff (Con Mid *Worcestershire) employs his wife Julia Luff as a secretary.
Bill Olner (Lab *Nuneaton) employs his wife Gillian Olner as a part-time secretary.
Adrian Bailey (West *Bromwich West) employs his wife, Jill Bailey, as a part time senior secretary.
Tom Watson MP. Owen Paterson (Con *North Shropshire) employs his wife Rose Paterson as a Parliamentary assistant and secretary.
Lorely Burt (Lib Dem *Solihull), the party spokeswoman on small businesses, employs her husband, Richard Burt as part-time research assistant.
Mark Pritchard (Con The *Wrekin) employs his wife Sondra Pritchard as an office manager.
Bill Cash (Con Stone) *employs his wife Bridget Cash as a researcher and Parliamentary assistant. Ken Purchase (Lab *Wolverhampton North East) employs his wife Brenda Purchase as a junior secretary.
Sir Patrick Cormack (Con *Staffordshire South) employs his wife Lady (Mary) Cormack as a secretary.
Richard Shepherd (Con *Aldridge-Brownhills) employs his sister Davida Catleugh as an office manager.
Janet Dean (Lab Burton) *employs her daughter Sandra Belcher as a part-time caseworker.
Jacqui Smith MP. Jacqui Smith (Lab *Redditch) employs her husband Richard Timney as a senior researcher and Parliamentary assistant.
Mike Foster (Lab Worcester), *International Development Minister, employs his wife Shauna Foster as a part-time office manager and diary secretary.
Ton Watson (Lab West Bromwich *East) employs his my wife Siobhan Watson as a part-time senior secretary.
Official pay scales (Full-time salaries) Secretaries and office managers: pounds 21,320 to pounds 40,052 * Senior secretaries: pounds 17,443 to pounds 30,363 * Junior secretaries: pounds 14,212 to pounds 25,195 * Senior caseworkers: pounds 17,443 to pounds 29,716 * Caseworkers: pounds 13,566 to pounds 25,195 * Senior researchers and Parliamentary assistants: pounds 27,780 to pounds 40,052 * Researchers and Parliamentary assistants: pounds 14,212 to pounds 34,240 *
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|Date:||Oct 26, 2009|
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