HC Deb 04 July 1979 vol 969 c590W
Mr. Kilfedder

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how much has been paid by way of financial assistance to Opposition parties for each year since the scheme was started.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

The amounts in respect of each year ending 31 December are as follows:

Mr. Channon

I have been asked to reply.

The pay of assistant secretaries in the Civil Service is determined in accordance with the Civil Service pay agreements and there are no plans for a pay link to any single outside group, such as Members of Parliament.