HC Deb 17 February 1964 vol 689 cc159-60W
92. Mr. C. Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will give details of the annual salary paid to a qualified St. Helenian teacher and a qualified British teacher serving in St. Helena, respectively.

Mr. Sandys

In the grades regarded locally as qualified assistant teachers are on an annual salary scale of £116 to £160 and St. Helenian teachers above that grade are on salaries ranging to £390 per annum.

An additional £10 to £30 per annum is paid to certain teachers with special responsibilities. Any St. Helenian teacher possessing a teaching qualification recognised by the British Ministry of Education is given the rank of senior teacher on a scale between £200 and £250 per annum plus a fixed certificate allowance of £100.

No expatriates are employed as teachers.