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Clegg Commission (Waterway Employees)

Volume 981: debated on Friday 21 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the aggregate direct and indirect cost to public funds, including time spent by the Pay Research Unit, printing, and all expenses, of the Clegg Commission's investigation into the pay of 830 waterways employees; and what was the figure per employee.

YearFilipinosAll other foreign nationalsCommonwealth citizens
Between 1970 and 1972 the category of foreign nationals included nationals of EEC countries who no longer require permission to take employment here. The figures for Commonwealth citizens relate to the number of employment vouchers issued.The figures for foreign nationals—including Filipinos—include both permits issued for those workers overseas and permission given to those already in this country for some other reason, but employment

The estimated cost was about £36,500. The average cost per employee in the reference group was £ 44.