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Teachers

Volume 643: debated on Wednesday 28 June 1961

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will state, in a form comparable to Table 9 of Command Paper No. 939 and on the basis of 1955 salaries, the total career earnings from the age of 30 to 65 of certificated teachers, certificated teachers with ordinary university degree or equivalent, certificated men teachers with ordinary university degree or equivalent, certificated teachers with first or second class university degree, and certificated men teachers with first or second class university degree, respectively, calculated in each case on a basis as near as is practicable to that explained in paragraphs 121 and 122 of Command Paper No. 939.

The total career earnings from age 30 to age 65 of various categories of certificated teachers in schools are estimated, on the basis of 1955 salaries, to be as follows:—

£
1. All certificated teachers including 2 and 4 below)27,000
2. All certificated teachers with ordinary university degree or equivalent28,000
3. Men certificated teachers with ordinary university degree or equivalent32,000
4. All certificated teachers with first or second class university degree36,000
5. Men certificated teachers with first or second class university degree39,000
Salaries of women teachers in 1955 included only one instalment (1/7th) of the "equal pay" increase.