§ Mr. Ralph Howell
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what grades of official of water authorities receive salaries of over £15,000 per annum; and how many persons are in each grade (a) in total, and (b) in each water authority.
§ Mr. Waldegrave
The following grades of officials in water authorities are entitled to salaries over £15,000 per annum:
- (i) Chief officers;
- (ii) Senior staff in band 3–15, and some in bands 1 and 2;
- (iii) Staff in grades 11–13 and above, and those at the top point of grade 10.
The numbers employed in these grades by each water authority at the latest dates for which figures are available centrally are as follows.
have been referred to the Secretary of State as a result of the special provision given to the china clay area of St. Austell, Cornwall.