§ Mr. Favell
asked the Prime Minister what was the cost of the work of the Top Salaries Review Body in relation to the report of the review of parliamentary pay and allowances; and what was the cost of publishing the report as Cmnd. 8881.
§ The Prime Minister
The additional costs arising were £116,000 in respect of consultancy and other expenses, and £53,600 in respect of publication. The secretariat for the review was provided by the Office of Manpower Economics from within its established resources. Members of the review body are unpaid.