§ 41. Mr. Favell
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what have been the total wage costs of the Manpower Services Commission in each of the last three years for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Peter Morrison
Wage costs for the last three years were:
£ million 1981–82 195.2 1982–83 207.3 1983–84 216.5
Wage costs include staff salaries, the employer's share of earnings-related national insurance and superannuation costs.
These wage costs represent 17.6, 15.5 and 12.3 per cent. respectively of the total Manpower Services Commission expenditure.