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Firemen (Pay)

Volume 939: debated on Friday 18 November 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what would be the weekly rates of pay for firemen in London and the provinces respectively if the proposed increase of 10 per cent. were accepted.

The current weekly rates of pay of whole-time firemen generally and for firemen in the London Fire Brigade were given in my reply to a

Length of serviceWhole-time Fireman Weekly pay including threshold payment and Phases I and II supplementsLondon Whole-time Fireman Weekly pay including London Allowance, threshold payment and Phases I and II supplements
On appointment at age 19, first six months' service57·8068·79
After six months and during second year60·3871·64
During third year63·2674·77
During fourth year66·36
During fifth year (when fully qualified)72·2980·67
After 15 years' service and fully qualified75·5183·82
On appointment at age 22 or over a fireman enters the scale at the second point.