§ Mr. Thurnham
asked the hon. Member for Berwick upon Tweed, as representing the House of Commons Commission, if he will list the costs for 1983–84 and the estimated costs for 1984–85 and 1985–86, of the salaries and allowances paid to staff of the House and to the police and security services.
§ Mr. Beith
The costs of salaries and allowances of House staff and of payments to the Metropolitan police for maintenance of security services in the House are as follows:
1983–84 (actual) 1984–85 (estimated) 1985–86 (estimated) £ £ £ (1) Staff salaries and allowances 9,220,727 10,092,000 10,769,000 (2) Police and security services 2,467,455 2,750,000 2,902,000