§ Mr. Burden
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what are the differences in financial allowances between the independent appointees to the new police authorities and the allowances permitted for the local authority and magistrates' representatives.
§ Mr. Maclean
Councillor and independent members of new police authorities will be able to claim £15 per hour for time spent on police authority business, up to a limit of £120 per day and £3,000 per year—£6,000 per year if they are the chairman of the authority.
Magistrate members of new police authorities will, as at present, be able to claim financial loss allowance at the rates payable to them as magistrates.