HC Deb 10 June 1982 vol 25 c154W
Mr. Ralph Howell

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list the grades and classifications of nurses (a) in 1960 and (b) at the present time.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

The information requested is very lengthy and can be given only for nursing grades classifies for pay purposes. I would therefore refer my hon. Friend to the following documents. copies of which are available in the Library:

Pay grades in 1960 — NMC Circular No. 94 of the Nurses and Midwives Whitley Council of the Whitley Councils for the Health Services (GB).
Pay grades in 1982 — Department of Health and Social Security Advance Letter (NM) 4/81 and (for nursing grades which are to be established under NHS Reorganisation arrangements for 1 April, 1982) Advance Letters (NM) 1/82, 2/82 and 5/82.