§ Baroness WOOTTON
of ABINGER asked Her Majesty's Government:
What are the salaries of the Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Members of:—
- (a) The Royal Commission on the Distribution of Incomes and Wealth; and
- (b) The Royal Commission on the Press.
§ The LORD PRIVY SEAL (Lord Shepherd)
The salaries are as follows:—
- (a) Royal Commission on the Distribution of Incomes and Wealth—Chairman—£16,350 per annum plus threshold payments amounting to approximately £229 per annum. Members—£1,000 per annum.
- (b)Royal Commission on the Press—Chairman—the appropriate propor-
760 tion of his professional salary plus £1,500 per annum in recognition of loss of other earnings. Members—Nil.
No Deputy Chairman has been appointed either Royal Commission.
House adjourned at four minutes to seven o'clock.