HC Deb 05 May 1920 vol 128 cc2073-4
90. Mr. WALSH

asked the Pensions Minister if he can state the salaries of the regional directors and deputy directors in each of the 13 regions of the Ministry; on what principle are the salaries scaled; and whether, in assessing the salaries to be paid, full consideration has been given to the local circumstances and the character of each area?


With the hon. Member's permission, I am circulating in the OFFICIAL REPORT a statement showing the salaries paid to the director and deputy director in each of the 11 (not 13) regions of the Ministry. The answer to the latter part of the question is in the affirmative.

The following is the statement referred to: —

The salary paid to each Regional Director and Deputy-Regional Director of the Ministry is as follows:—

Region. Salary
Regional Director. Deputy.
£ £
London 1,000 800
North-Western 900 775
Northern 900 775
East Midlands 900 1,200*
West Midlands 900 775
Yorkshire 900 1,200*
South-Western 900 775
Wales 900 1,200*
Scotland 900 775
Ulster 800 1,000*
Ireland,South 800 Vacant.
* This officer is also the Principal Medical Officer of the Region.