HC Deb 31 July 1974 vol 878 c441W
Mr. Geraint Howells

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what was the total salary bill for local government officers in Wales in the years 1971–72 and 1973–74; and what is the estimate for the current year.

Mr. Rowlands

The estimated total salary and wages bills for all local government employees in Wales for 1971–72 was £178 million. For 1972–73 it was £221 million. Statistics for 1973–74 are not yet available. These figures include provision for superannuation and national health contributions.