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Wages And Salaries (Clegg Awards)

Volume 984: debated on Wednesday 14 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will tabulate all the Clegg awards as a percentage of the original wage; what were the dates on which they were awarded; how many employees were affected; what was the total annual cost; what percentage of the award was a comparability award as opposed to a normal annual increase; and what was the total annual cost of the award and the total of these last totals.

[pursuant to his reply, 12 May 1980, c. 303]: The following

GroupNumber in groupEstimated percentage increase in earningsImplementation datesEstimated cost in a full year £ million
Local Authority Manuals1,100,00010·91 August 1979 1 April 1980236·50
University Manuals31,0006·31·90
NHS Ancillaries270,00011·783·20
Ambulancemen17,00023·018·60
Nurses and Midwives491,00019·6311·00
Professions Supplementary to Medicine37,00014·219·60
British Waterways Board Salaried Staffs8306·13 September 19790·27
1 September 1980
Teachers600,00018·21 January 1980 1 September 1980640·00
1,311·07