Today, all of the newly-elected Members of Parliament (MPs) and the new Prime Minister, who is HRM Duchess Dorothy Norfolk I, were appointed to their positions. They were automatically appointed to their positions via the Royal Decree signed by HIM Emperor Jason Norfolk I to start the first election. All new MPs and the Prime Minister were very excited to start getting to work. Three out of four seats in the House of Commons are filled with eager new MPs ready to begin the 1st Legislative Session of the Norfolk Empire.
In order of foundation of the District, the new MPs are HRM Prime Minister Duchess Dorothy Norfolk I of the 1st District of Bitty Ridge, HRM Duke Roger Norfolk I of the 1st District of Dellfolk, and HRH Prince Cooper Norfolk I of the 1st District of New Tenochtitlan. The only district that is empty is the 1st District of Seekeria, which will be having its election for MP starting on 21 July 2019.
Today also saw the salaries of each political and royal position being created by HIM Emperor Jason Norfolk I. All of the political and royal position with salaries are the Emperor, the Prince, each Duke and Duchess, a Mayor of a settlement, the Prime Minister, and an MP. All salaries were based off actual salaries of macronational leaders, such as the Rt Hon Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom and Mayor Bill de Blasio if the American City of New York.
The salary of the Emperor of the Norfolk Empire will be paid V124,335,000 (24,867,000 USD) per year, V10,361,250 (2,072,250 USD) per month, V340,643.84 (68,128.77 USD) per day, and V10,684.08 (V2,136.82 USD) per hour. The Prince of the Norfolk Empire will be paid V93,592,496.20 (18,718,499.24 USD) per year, V7,799,374.68 (1,599,874.94 USD) per month, V256,417.80 (51,283.56 USD), and V10,684.08 (2,136.82 USD) per hour. All dukes and duchesses will be paid V62,424,194.60 (12,484,838.92 USD) per year, V5,202,016.22 (1,040,403.24 USD) per month, V171,025.19 (34,205.04 USD) per day, and V7,126.05 (1,425.20 USD). The Prime Minister of the Norfolk Empire will be paid V1,887,161.80 (375,432.36 USD) per term, V943,580.90 (188,716.18 USD) per month, V31,021.84 (6,204.37 USD) per day, and V1,292.58 (258.52 USD). Any Member of Parliament will be paid V14,301.37 (2,860.27 USD) per term, V7,150.69 (1,430.14 USD) per month, V235.09 (47.02 USD) per day, and V9.80 (1.96 USD) per hour. Any Mayor will be paid V1,125,000 (225,000 USD) per year, V93,750 (18,750 USD) per month, V3,082.19 (616.438 USD) per day, and V128.46 (25.69 USD) per hour.
These salaries are not yet official, but will most likely soon be implemented in the next month or so.