§ Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Minister for the Civil Service whether, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Newham, North-West on Friday 21st July, he will bring this information up to date by adding the latest Boyle Committee Report recommendations and include his recommendations for hon. Members over the same period of time as mentioned in his original reply.
§ Mr. Charles R. Morris
The Prime Minister announced the Government's decision on the Tenth Report of the Review Body on Top Salaries on 4th July.—[Vol. 953, c. 97.] In the light of this statement, the following salaries will be paid from 1st January 1978:
Post Chairman, British Steel Corporation £31,390 Lord Chief Justice £25,584 Head of the Home Civil Service £22,422 Permanent Secretary to the Treasury Secretary to the Cabinet Admiral of the Fleet £21,871 Field Marshal Marshal of the Royal Air Force
The recommended figures were, respectively, £45,000, £34,000, £28,000 and £28,000, which will be implemented in stages on 1st April 1979 and 1st April 1980.332W
The Parliamentary salary has moved by resolution of the House as follows since 1972:
- 1st January 1972, £4,500.
- 13th June 1975, £5,570 (£8,000 for pension purposes).
- 13th June 1976, £6,062 (£8,000 for pension purposes).
- 13th June 1977, £6,270 (£8,208 for pension purposes).
- 13th June 1978, £6,897 (£9,372 for pension purposes).