asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Northampton, North on 23 June, if he will set out any calculations that he makes concerning the per capita cost of a public sector employee.
Broad averages for the per capita remuneration cost of a public services employee may be derived from the publication "National Income and Expenditure". Total wages and salaries and employers' contributions—including superannuation payments—paid by central and local government are given in a footnote to table 9.6 of the 1979 edition for the years 1970 to 1978. Comparable employment figures are given in table 1.11 of the same publication.Information on the provision for public service remuneration by central Government in 1979–80 and 1980–81 is given in table 5 of the Chief Secretary's Memorandum (Cmnd. 7869). Information on annual rates of military salary is given in table 4.12 of volume 2 of the "State-
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