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Universities (Clinical Academical Staff)

Volume 640: debated on Wednesday 17 May 1961

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps are being taken to bring the remuneration of whole-time medical teachers into line with the recommendations of the Royal Commission on salary scales for doctors in the National Health Service both as regards current salaries and as regards the back-dating of any increases granted.

Following consideration of the advice of the University Grants Committee and the recommendations of the Royal Commission on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration, the universities were informed in September last of revised salary scales for clinical, academical staff to take effect from 1st January, 1960, for which additional Exchequer funds would be made available. No further steps are in mind.