HC Deb 24 April 1975 vol 890 c359W
Mr. Woof

asked the Minister for the Civil Service what has been the increase in pay of civil servants since 1st January 1972, and the increase in the cost of living from the same date to the latest convenient date.

Mr. Charles R. Morris

The estimated increase in the average pay in the Civil Service, based on national basic pay rates and including threshold payments, where appropriate, between 1st January 1972 and 1st April 1975 is 71.3 per cent. During the same period the index of retail prices increased by 50.8 per cent.