HC Deb 12 March 1973 vol 852 c245W
Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the salary range for a teacher with an ordinary degree in each of the past 10 years.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

For an assistant teacher in a maintained school—other than a special school or a school of exceptional difficulty—outside the London area the figures are:

From 1st April £
1963 730–2,030
1965 830–2,210
1967 900–2,350
1969 965–2,497
1970 1,085–2,617
1971 1,207–3,005
1972 1,335–3,489


1. The figures do not relate to deputy head teachers and head teachers The 1972 maximum relates to the new grade of senior teacher.

2. The maxima include, for 1963, increments for training; and, up to 1970, the highest head of department allowance, which, from 1971, was consolidated into a new scale.