§ Mr. Sillars
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish a table showing the annual salary payable to Civil Service grades of executive officer and above in January 1972, and also that of Members of Parliament on that date; and if he will show the year by year position on salaries between then and now, indicating the percentage increase in wages between 1972 and the present date.
§ Mr. Charles R. Morris
I have been asked to reply.
The salary of Members of Parliament at January 1972 was £4,500 and there has been no subsequent increase.
The salary scale maxima of the executive officer grade and above in the Administration Group and the grades in the open structure are given in the table below.
quarterly statistics about accidents at work on North Sea oil rigs to be published regularly in the Department of Employment Gazette.281W
§ Mr. John Fraser
As matters relating to safety at work on North Sea oil rigs are the concern of the Department of Energy the request has been referred to that Department for consideration.