HC Deb 09 July 1957 vol 573 c226

Considered in Committee under Standing Order No. 84 (Money Committees). [Queen's Recommendation signified.]

[Sir GORDON TOUCHE in the Chair]

Resolved, That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to make further provision with respect to the salaries of certain Ministers and of the Leader of the Opposition, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament and the charging on and payment out of the Consolidated Fund of any sums payable out of moneys so provided or chargeable on and payable out of that Fund, as the case may be, by virtue of the provisions of the said Act of the present Session—

  1. (a) increasing as from the first day of July, nineteen hundred and fifty-seven, the amount or maximum amount of the annual salaries authorised to be paid under the Ministers of the Crown Act, 1937, and other enactments regulating the salaries of the holders of Ministerial office, where that amount does not exceed three thousand pounds;
  2. (b) removing, as from that date, certain restrictions imposed by the said Act of 1937 (as amended by subsequent enactments) upon the receipt of salaries or allowances in respect of membership of the House of Commons, and upon the payment of pensions under section four of that Act to persons who are in receipt of such salaries or allowances;
  3. (c) applying to persons holding office in Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom the provisions of section forty-one of the Superannuation Act, 1949.—[Mr. Powell.]

Resolution to be reported Tomorrow.