HC Deb 26 March 1985 vol 76 c112W
Q10. Mr. Patrick Thompson

asked the Prime Minister by what amount Civil Service pay has increased since 1979.

The Prime Minister

For the main grades, increases in pay between 1 April 1979 and 1 April 1984 have ranged between 57 and 84 per cent. Average non-industrial Civil Service earnings increased by 71 per cent. over that period.