asked the Minister for the Civil Service what are the total numbers in post of the following grades in the Government Information Service (a) deputy secretary, (b) executive director (middle branch), (c) chief information officer "A", (d) chief information officer "B", (e) principal information officer, (f) senior information officer, (g) information officer, and (h) assistant information officer.
The table below shows the relevant number of staff in post in central Government Departments at 1 January 1980:
|Unified intermediate pay point (lower)*||1|
|Executive directing (middle band)||7|
|Chief information officer (A)||21|
|Chief information officer (B)||37|
|Principal information officer||123|
|Senior information officer||328|
|Assistant information officer||173|
|* This grade falls midway between deputy secretary and under-secretary.|
|Unified Intermediate Pay Point (Lower)||Chief Information Officer A||Chief Information Officer B||Principal Information Officer||Senior Information Officer||Information Officer||Assistant Information Officer|
|Executive Directing (Middle Band)||10,750||8,900||7,250||21||3,600|
A) are paid as flat rates. All salaries in the table attract London weighting, where appropriate, in addition to the basic pay shown. London weighting is currently £780 per annum for inner London and £325 per annum for outer London.
(£ million) 1979–80 (estimated)
|Chancellor of the Duchy||74·5||95·8||102·6||122·0||150·4|
|Secretary of State for Scotland||3·9||4·4||3·9||4·7||6·0|
|Secretary of State for Wales||3·3||3·5||3·9||6·1||6·8|
|Secretary of State for Northern Ireland||2·1||2·8||3·7||4·6||5·9|
I am afraid that a detailed breakdown of this expenditure and that incurred by local authorities for the four countries and the English regions would involve
asked the Minister for the Civil Service what are the pay scales of the following grades of the Government Information Service on 1 January (a) deputy secretary, (b) executive director (middle branch), (c) chief information officer 'A' (d) chief information officer 'B', (e) principal information officer, (f) senior information officer, (g) information officer and (h) assistant information officer.
The information is given is the table: