HC Deb 03 July 1980 vol 987 cc641-2W
Mr. Albert Roberts

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how the salary paid to hon. Members compares in real terms with the salary paid in 1964.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

The salary paid to hon. Members with effect from 16 October 1964 was £3,250. The equivalent value in May 1980 real terms, as measured by the movement in the General Index of Retail Prices, is £15,193. This compares with a current rate of £10,725.