HC Deb 23 October 1979 vol 972 c153W
Mr. Spearing

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list in the Official Report the remuneration received by each commissioner of the Crown Estate together with any other benefits received by them arising from their office.

Mr. Lawson

The present annual rates of remuneration of the commissioners are set out below. All commissioners are part-time, except the second Crown Estate commissioner, who is a full-time civil servant at deputy secretary level. The payments to Sir Oliver Chesterton and Mr. Caws include £2,000 a year for the special advice each is able to give because of his professional background.

First Commissioner
The Rt. Hon. the Lord Thomson of Monifieth 5,590
Second Commissioner
Mr. J. M. Moore, C.B., D.S.C. 20,314
Lord Allen of Fallowfield 1,675
Mr. R. B. Caws, F.R.I.C.S. 3,675
Sir Oliver Chesterton, M.C., P.P.R.I.C.E. 3,675
Mr. o. H. Colburn 1,675
Captain I. M. Tennant 1,675
Mr. G. D. I. Innes Lillingston 1,675

The commissioners receive no other benefit as a result of their office, but travelling and subsistence allowances are paid on the Civil Service scale—class A (i)) in respect of any journeys undertaken on Crown Estate business.