HC Deb 14 July 1981 vol 8 c345W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will give, at the latest and most convenient stated date, the numbers of peers of the realm who hold any appointment sponsored by his Department; what situation or appointment each one holds; how many hours per week are given to the work connected with it; what are the salaries or expenses paid; and how the latter compare with May 1979.

Mr. Patrick Jenkin

The following is the information available centrally, relating to seven peers:

Name, Position and Remuneration

  • Lord Brimelow, Chairman, Occupational Pensions Board; *Salary (from Apri11981) £11,135 per annum, based on 2½ days' commitment per week.
  • Earl of Haddington, Trustee, The King's Fund; No salary.
  • Baroness Robson of Kiddington, (1) Chairman, South West Thames Regional Health Authority; †Annual honorarium (from April 1981) £7,161 based on three days' commitment per week; (2) Chairman, Board of Governors, Queen Charlotte's Hospital for Women; No salary.
  • Lord Faringdon, Chairman, Board of Governors, Royal Marsden Hospital; No salary.
  • Lord Northbrook, Chairman, Hampshire Area Health Authority (Teaching); †Annual honorarium (from April 1981) £7,161 based on three days' commitment per week.
  • Earl of Lanesborough, Member, Trent Regional Health Authority; No salary.
  • Baroness Masham of Ilton, (1) Member, Yorkshire Regional Health Authority; No salary; (2) Member, Board of Governors, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital; No salary.


  • Standard travelling and subsistence allowances are normally paid, when these are claimed: information about individual expenses actually paid or claimed is not available.

Hours worked:

  • Information about hours given to work which does not attract a salary or honorarium is not collected centrally.


  • * 1979 Salary—£5,932
  • † 1979 Honorarium—£5,118