§ 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. 177W
§ Mr. Dewar
The average performance related pay increases received by staff in post are set out in the table.
Percentage 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.