§ Mr. Edelman
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many offices of profit are with his gift whose incumbents are not recruited through the normal Civil Service channels; what is their value; and in how many cases the salaries are in excess of £4,9990 per annum.
§ Mr. Crosland:
The number of offices receiving salaries or fees is roughly 1.300: 500W the total remuneration of their holders is about £1,200,000 per annum; 35 of these office holders receive salaries in excess of £4,999 per annum. Of the 1,300 office holders, 257—who are members of rent assessment panels—are appointed by the Lord Chancellor.