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ref date:23 May 1999 (ECON)
Wages for subjugation - Scotlands folly

Here are the salaries that will be paid to the London loving hangers on that the less-than-bright Scottish LABOUR voter elected.

These people will do as Blair in London wants and keep the Scots at heel, like the curs at the house of Windsors scrap table.

1 = $1.68 (May 1999)


 Donald Dewar            130,680
 First minister 
 Ministerial salary        64,307
 Westminster MP*           46,327
 MSP (50%)                 20,046

 Jim Wallace               99,732
 Deputy first minister
 Ministerial               33,359
 Westminster MP            46,327
 MSP (50%)                 20,046

 Henry McLeish             99,732
 Minister for enterprise 
 and lifelong learning
 Ministerial               33,359
 Westminster MP            46,327
 MSP (50%)                 20,046

 Sam Galbraith             99,732
 Minister for children 
 and education
 Ministerial               33,359
 Westminster MP            46,327
 MSP (50%)                 20,046

 Jack McConnell            73,451
 Minister for finance
 Ministerial               33,359
 MSP                       40,092

 Tom McCabe                73,451
 Business manager
 Ministerial               33,359
 MSP                       40,092

 Ross Finnie               73,451
 Minister for 
 rural affairs
 Ministerial               33,359
 MSP                       40,092

 Wendy Alexander           73,451
 Minister for 
 social inclusion
 Ministerial               33,359
 MSP                       40,092

 Susan Deacon              73,451
 Minister for health 
 and  community care
 Ministerial               33,359
 MSP                       40,092

 Sarah Boyack              73,451
 Minister for transport 
 and the environment
 Ministerial               33,359
 MSP                       40,092

 Lord Hardie               82,465
 Lord advocate   


 DEPUTY MINISTERS


 Jackie Baillie              57,397
 Social inclusion, equality, 
 the voluntary sector
 Ministerial                 17,305
 MSP                         40,092

 Rhona Brankin               57,397
 Culture and sport
 Ministerial                 17,305
 MSP                         40,092

 Iain Gray                   57,397
 Community care
 Ministerial                 17,305
 MSP                         40,092

 John Home Robertson         83,678     
 Fisheries and land reform
 Ministerial                 17,305
 Westminster MP              46,327
 MSP                         20,046

 Frank McAveety              57,397
 Local government
 Ministerial                 17,305
 MSP                         40,092

 Angus McKay                 57,397
 Justice
 Ministerial                 17,305
 MSP                         40,092

 Alasdair Morrison           57,397     
 Highlands, islands and 
 gaelic
 Ministerial                 17,305
 MSP                         40,092

 Peter Peacock               57,397
 Children and education
 Ministerial                 17,305
 MSP                         40,092

 Iain Smith                  57,397
 Business manager and whip
 Ministerial                 17,305
 MSP                         40,092

 Nicol Stephen               57,397
 Enterprise and lifelong 
 learning
 Ministerial                 17,305
 MSP                         40,092

 Colin Boyd                  69,572
 Solicitor general

 CABINET POLICY UNIT

 John Rafferty               76,000
 Chief of staff

 David Whitton               74,000

 Nine special advisers       360,000

 SECRETARY OF STATE'S OFFICE
  **
 John Reid                   91,528
 Secretary of state

 Calum MacDonald             25,300
 Local government, housing, 
 transport, home affairs

 Lord Macdonald              44,800
 Business, industry, 
 education

 Lord Sewel                  44,800
 Agriculture, environment, 
 fisheries, forestry

Scottish MSPs get 1/2 their London salary.