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Civil Servants

Volume 888: debated on Monday 17 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many administrative and clerical civil servants were employed by his Department in January 1971 and January 1975; and what was the average monthly salary or wage paid and the percentage increase for each figure.

The information is as follows:

Administrative Class5,3086,879
The average monthly salaries for January 1971 and January 1975 were as follows:
Average Monthly Salary
January 1971January 1975Percentage Increase
Administrative Class17228867·44
Clerical Class8813755·68
In addition to the salaries quoted above London Weighting allowance was payable as follws:
Inner London14·5834·16
(£175 p.a.)(£410 p.a.)
Outer London7·5021·66
(£90 p.a.)(£260 p.a.)

In January 1975 Threshold payments of £19·06 per month were paid in addition to the salaries quoted above.