HC Deb 22 December 1983 vol 51 c367W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many civil servants in the United Kingdom earn salaries in excess of £15,000 per annum.

Mr. Hayhoe

As at 1 April 1983 there were 17,900 civil servants whose basic salaries (i.e. excluding London weighting) were in excess of £15,000 per annum. These figures exclude the Northern Civil Service and the Northern Ireland court service.