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Barbados

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House of Assembly

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theSenate

Parliamentary budget

National currency
Barbadian Dollar (BBD)
PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) conversion factor See: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/PA.NUS.PPP
2.47
Not applicable. There is not a separate budget for each chamber in a bicameral parliament.
No
State budget, per year
Not available
See historical data for this field.

Parliamentary staff

The parliamentary administration is independent from the government Members of the parliamentary administration may be fully independent from the government For example, certain countries have a ‘parliamentary civil service’ that is different from the general civil service, which works for the Executive.
Parliament has control over the recruitment of parliamentary staff Certain parliaments control the recruitment of parliamentary staff. Parliament decides - independently from the government- when to recruit staff, what procedures to use, who to recruit, etc.
There is an official gender equality policy in the parliamentary administration Certain parliaments may have an official gender equality policy which may, for instance, address to the recruitment and promotion of women in the parliamentary administration.
Not applicable. The staff work for the entire parliament.
No