HC Deb 22 February 1980 vol 979 cc559-60W
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 Top

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


Mr. Major

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether, pursuant to his answer of 23 November to the hon. Member for Huntingdonshire, he can yet indicate when the report of the Top Salaries Review Body on the secretarial allowance to hon. Members is expected to be available.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

I refer my hon. Friend to the statement I made on 14 February 1980.—[Vol. 978, c. 1767.]

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