HC Deb 11 February 1998 vol 306 c241W
Mr. Redwood

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is the lowest hourly rate of pay received by a member of the British armed forces, calculated on the basis of annual pay divided by the average annual hours worked. [28619]

Mr. Spellar

[holding answer 9 February 1998]: The Armed Forces are paid according to daily rates of pay, for 365 days a year, whether they are working or not, in recognition of their unlimited liability for duty. We do not record the hours worked by individuals each day.