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Metropolitan Police Constables (Pay Rates)

Volume 961: debated on Monday 22 January 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the rate of pay on 23rd December 1978 of a Metropolitan Police constable at Oxford Street engaged on anti-terrorist duty.

The pay of a Metropolitan Police constable is determined according to his reckonable service on a scale of £3,189 a year—before completing one year of service—to £4,809 a year—after 15 years of service.In addition, together with overtime payments and allowances as appropriate, he receives £319 a year London weighting and £325 a year London allowance.