asked the Home Secretary what the respective pay and allowances of men and women up to, and including, the ranks of superintendents of the Metropolitan police force are; whether they are supplied with quarters or whether they are supplied with lodging allowances; whether the women police receive full uniform allowance, including boots, or whether they receive a uniform allowance, including boots; and whether, when uniformed women police are employed on detective duty, they draw plain clothes allowance?
§ Sir W. JOYNSON-HICKS
The information asked for is given in the following tables: 381W
Pay and Allowances of MeiropaliUui Police (Men). — Pay. Rent aid (maximum) if quarters not provided.† Allowances. (According to length of service.) In lien of boots. Detective (C.I.D. only). Plain clothes (C.I.D. only).‡ Weekly. Weekly. Weekly. Weekly. Weekly. Constables (Uniform and C.I.D.).* £3 10s. to £4 10s. 15s. 6d. 1s. 5s. 5s. Sergeants (Uniform and 2nd class (C.I.D.). £5 to £5 12s. 6d. 18s. 0d. 1s. 7s. 6d. 5s. Station Sergeants (Uniform and 1st class C.I.D.) £5 15s. to £6. 18s. 0d. 1s. 7s. 6d. 5s. Inspectors (Uniform and 2nd class C.I.D.). £6 5s. to £7 5s. 23s. 0d. 1s. 10s. 0d. 6s. 2d. Sub-Divisional Inspectors (Uniform and Divisional and 1st class C.I.D.). £7 10s. to £8 2s. 23s. 0d. 1s. 10s. 0d. 6s. 2d. Chief Inspectors (Uniform and C.I.D). £8 9s. to £9 13. 23s. 0d. 1s. 12s 6d. 6s. 2d. Annually. Annually. Annually. Superintendents (Uniform and C.I.D.). £550 to £700. £90. — 15s. 0d. £18 * Additional increments of 2s. 6d. weekly may be granted subject to good conduct and efficiency after 17 and 22 years' service. † All ranks are supplied with quarters or an allowance in lieu equal to the actual amount paid in rent and rates up to the maximum stated. ‡ Uniform Constables, Sergeants and Inspectors receive similar allowances if employed in plain clothes, while Uniform Superintendents receive an annual allowance of £20 for purchase of uniform.
Pay and Allowances of Metropolitan Police (Women). Pay, weekly, according to length of service. Constables* … … … … £3 to £4 Sergeants … … … … £4 10s. to £5 Inspectors … … … … £5 4s. to £5 16. * Additional increments of 2s. 6d. weekly may be granted after subject to good conduct and efficiency 17 and 22 years' service.
Women Police are not supplied with quarters or an allowance in lieu; they receive uniform (including boots). Those employed on detective duty receive the same plain clothes allowance as men and Is a week in lieu of boots.382W