HC Deb 05 December 1979 vol 975 c207W
Mr. Trippier

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what will be the cost to public funds of industrial tribunals in the current financial year; and what is the expected cost for 1980–81.

Mr. Mayhew

Estimated expenditure on salaries, fees and directly related expenses for 1979–80 is £6,758,000. The estimate for 1980–81 has not yet been finalised but is expected to be of the order of £5,500,000 at current prices. Superannuation, accommodation, printing and stationery, and so on, are provided without charge as an allied service; on average they would be likely to increase the direct expenditure by about 60 per cent.