HC Deb 25 June 1997 vol 296 c515W
Mr. Tom King

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions how many(a) full-time and (b) part-time persons employed by his Department and its agencies are paid (i) less than £4.00 an hour, (ii) less than £3.50 an hour and (iii) less than £3.00 an hour. [4198]

Mr. Prescott

The number of staff paid less than the levels shown is as follows:

£4.00 an hour 1,246
£3.50 an hour 717
£3.00 an hour 35

These estimates reflect current salary levels and staff numbers, which will vary considerably over time. Part-time and full-time staff are paid the same hourly rates.