§ Major GLYN
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what are the provincial differentiations that govern the payment of civil servants and officers of the Civil Service serving outside London; and what are the numbers of persons serving in Grades 1, 2 and 3 of "P" class, respectively?
So far as the general established classes of the Civil Service are concerned, the arrangements for provincial differentiation at basic rates exclusive of cost-of-living bonus are as follow:814W Members of the General Clerical, Executive and Administrative classes, Superintendents, Chief Superintendents and Controllers of Typists:
As regards members of the temporary clerical and typing grades and "P" class clerks, the rates of pay applicable to employment in the London area, Intermediate Centres and Provincial Centres, respectively, are shown in the Annexe to the current Bonus Revision Circular, of which I have already furnished my hon. and gallant Friend with a copy. As regards the last part of the question, the numbers are approximately as follow:
Edinburgh, Belfast and Dublin. 5 per cent. below London rates. Other Provincial Centres. 10 per cent. below London rates. London. Writing Assistants. 18s., 20s., 22s. by 2s. to 36s. p.w. Typists 22s., 24s., 26s., 28s. by 2s. to 36s. p.w. Shorthand Typists. 28s. by 2s. 6d. to 46s. p.w. Outside London. Writing Assist ants. 17s., 18s., 20s. by 2s. to 34s. p.w. Typists 20s., 22s., 24s., 26s. by 2s. to 34s. p.w. Shorthand Typists. 26s. by 2s. to 32s. by 2s. 6d. to 42s. p.w.
Grade I 225 Grade II 1,225 Grade III 5,850