HC Deb 09 February 1999 vol 325 cc176-7W
Dr. David Clark

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the average percentage increase in salaries of non-industrial civil servants, excluding members of the senior civil service, in his Department for 1998–99; and to what extent the pay awards were staged. [69511]

Mr. Dewar

The average performance related pay increases received by staff in post are set out in the table.

The main Scottish Office pay bargaining unit 4.20
Historic Scotland 3.05
Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency 4.10
Scottish Prison Service 4.25

The increases were not staged.

From 1 July 1999 this will be a matter for the Scottish Parliament.