§ 5. Mr. POTTER
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department the minimum and maximum rates of pay and increments of the new prison commissioner or controller of industries in the prisons and institutions; whether candidates for the post were advertised for in the public Press or otherwise; and if any members of the existing superior or subordinate staffs were given opportunities of applying to be considered for the position?
§ The SECRETARY of STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT (Sir John Gilmour)
The scale of pay of the Director of Prison Industries is approximately £1,150, rising by annual increments of £50 to £1,350. The answers to the second and third parts of the question are in the affirmative.