§ Lord Boyd-Carpenter
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they will state in respect of each of the water authorities in England and Wales how many appointments carrying remuneration in excess of £20,000 a year are held by chairman, hoard members, and officers.
§ The Earl of Avon
Seven chairmen of water authorities receive salaries in excess of £20,000.
Members of water authorities receive no remuneration (except the chairmen of the regional and local land drainage committees, who are paid substantially less than £20,000 p.a.).
The numbers of water authority officials earning in excess of £20,000 a year as at 31st March 1982 (the last convenient date for which detailed figures are available) are as follows:
Anglian 26 South West 9 Northumbrian 22 Thames 72 North West 28 Welsh 22 Severn-Trent 33 Wessex 18 Southern 19 Yorkshire 33