HC Deb 05 May 1971 vol 816 cc369-70W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Minister for the Civil Service, in view of the fact that, since the Government's decision to implement pay increases to the chairmen of the nationalised boards, the judges, and the higher paid civil servants, raising their salaries from £17,500 per annum to £20,000 per annum, these persons have received large financial benefits under the Budget, why he will not take steps to reduce these salaries by 10 per cent.

Mr. David Howell

Such action would not be justified.

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