§ Ms Harman
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will publish a table showing the earnings of medical and dental house officers, senior house officers, consultants on all scales, senior hospital medical and dental officers, hospital practitioners, consultants in public health medicine and senior dental officers in real terms at January 1993 prices for each year since 1990–91; and if she will provide estimates for 1993–94 and 1994–95.
§ Dr. Mawhinney
[holding answer 25 May 1993]: The information which is available is shown in the table. Estimates for 1993–94 and 1994–95 are not available. The total earnings of hospital practitioners are not available on a comparable basis to other doctors in the hospital sector as they also receive earnings as general practitioners.
Average earnings1 of full-time staff at 1992–93 prices2 1990–91£ 1991–92£ 1992–93£ House officers 15,890 16,920 19,550 Senior house officers 22,680 23,260 26,840 Senior dental officers 33,870 33,960 34,490 Consultants3 45,060 47,780 49,820 Consultants in Community Health Med. 46,240 46,640 47,570 1 Earnings are basic pay plus allowances. 2 Gross domestic product deflator is used to calculate earnings in real terms. 3 Includes senior hospital medical and dental officers.