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Inland Revenue Staff

Volume 932: debated on Thursday 26 May 1977

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what were the main components of the increases in Inland Revenue wage costs from £147 million in 1973–74 to £292 million in 1976–77; and what amount is attributable to each of these.

, pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 9th May 1977], gave the following information:A full analysis is not yet available for 1976–77, but on the basis of provisoinal figures the increase for that year as compared with 1973–74 may be attributed to:

Increase in employer's national insurance15
Increased overtime4
Increase in staff15
Pay increases111