HC Deb 01 May 2002 vol 384 c800W
Chris Grayling

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what cost of living allowances will be paid, over and above basic salaries, to teachers in(a) Surrey and (b) London in this financial year. [52523]

Mr. Timms

Teachers working in inner London, outer London and the London fringe areas are paid mandatory London allowances at the following values:

  • Inner London: £3,105
  • Outer London: £2,043
  • Fringe: £792.

Teachers working at schools in inner London, and the outer London boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Brent, Ealing, Haringey, Merton, and Newham receive the inner London allowance. Teachers working in all other outer London boroughs receive the outer London allowance. Teachers in all areas of Surrey outside the metropolitan area receive the fringe allowance.

In addition, schools nay pay recruitment and retention allowances to individual teachers of up to £5,262 per annum.

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