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Salaries And Allowances

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 12 April 1949

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the total amount of the salaries and allowances paid to Government employees in 1947 and 1948, respectively; and how much of these amounts was repaid to the Government in Income Tax.

The total for non-industrial staff for the year ending 1st July, 1947, was £243.1 million and for the year ending 1st October, 1948, £271 million. Information as to the amounts repaid in Income Tax is not available.