§ Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Minister for the Civil Service whether, as a means of resolving the present Civil 220W Service dispute and to prevent future industrial unrest, she will reopen negotiations with the unions with the intention of so arranging their pay and allowances that they receive a daily allowance for attending work of up to £44.
§ Mr. Deakins
asked the Minister for the Civil Service what is the average annual salary paid to the following categories of civil servants: deputy secretary, senior executive officer and clerical officer; and what increase each category would receive in annual cash terms if the 7 per cent. pay offer were accepted.
§ Mr. Hayhoe
The answer is given in the following table:
Current average annual salary Annual cash increase from 7 per cent, offer £ £ Deputy Secretary 24,500 *— Assistant Secretary 19,983 1,329 Senior Executive Officer 10,297 720 Clerical Officer 4,216 296 *The 7 per cent, offer does not apply to Deputy Secretaris, whose salaries will be reviewed n the light of the Government's decisions on the: 1981 report of the Top Salaries Review Body.