HC Deb 19 November 1982 vol 32 c316W
Miss Maynard

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what has been the percentage increase in police pay since May 1979.

Mr. Mayhew

Since 1 May 1979, when the Edmund-Davies pay recommendations were implemented in full, the basic pay of police officers below the rank of assistant chief constable has increased by 72 per cent.