§ Mr. Wrigglesworth
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if, pursuant to his statement on Members' pay and allowances on 14 February, it is still the Government's intention that Members' pay should be reviewed by the Top560W
years; and how this compares with increases in average wages.
§ Mr. Jim Lester
The following figures of annual percentage changes in gross weekly earnings relate to employees covered in the new earnings survey:
Salaries Review Body on the basis of the £10,725 salary for 1980–81 and £12,000 for 1981–82 agreed by the House on 11 July 1979.
§ Mr. St. John-Stevas
I refer my hon. Friend to the statement I made on 14 February 1980.—[Vol. 978, c. 1767.]