HC Deb 04 February 1980 vol 978 c65W
Mr. Field

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many of the staff of his Department of the rank of under-secretary and above have one year or more of practical experience of the use of each of the following computer languages; Algol, COBOL, BASIC, FORTRAN, PILOT, TUTOR, PASCAL and FORTH.

Mrs. Chalker

One such senior officer has one year or more practical experience of the use of ALGOL, COBOL and FORTRAN.

Average weekly earnings £ Net income after deducting tax and NI contributions £ Standard rate of benefits £ Net income as per cent. of earnings Per cent. Benefit as per cent. of income Per cent.
Single person 97.27* 69.21* 19.50 71.2 28.2
Married couple 97.27* 72.96* 31.20 75.0 42.8
* Provisional.

The information needed to update table 6.3c for November 1979 is not yet available.

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