Who's who in salaries review body

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Sir Michael Perry: Retiring as chairman of Unilever in September. Salary pounds 818,950, plus annual pension contributions of more than an MP's salary, pounds 35,880.

Michael Beloff QC: Head of barrister's chambers. Estimated annual earnings, pounds 500,000. Tony Blair's wife Cherie Booth is another high-earning member of the same chambers.

Rosemary Day: Self-employed management consultant. Earnings unknown. Also a member of the Legal Aid Advisory Board.

Gordon Hourston: Retired as managing director of Boots last year. Salary at Boots, pounds 464,000. Also chairman of the Armed Services Pay Review Body.

Sir Sydney Lipworth QC: Non-executive chairman of Zeneca and non-executive deputy chairman of NatWest. Salaries total pounds 202,000 last year for two part-time jobs, at Zeneca for only seven months of the year, according to Labour Research Department.

Patricia Mann: Director of external affairs at J Walter Thompson. Non- executive director of British Gas. Earnings at JWT not known (subsidiary of WPP, a private company).

Yve Newbold: Chief executive of Pro-Ned, headhunters. Hosts monthly breakfast at the Ritz for top businesswomen. Salary was in excess of pounds 200,000 as company secretary of Hanson until last year. Also non-executive director of BT.

Mark Sheldon: Consultant to City law firm Linklater and Paines (former senior partner). Annual earnings as a senior partner estimated at pounds 700,000. Former President of the Law Society.

Sir Anthony Wilson: Retired permanent secretary of the Government Accounting Service. Salary range of permanent secretaries is now pounds 90,000 to pounds 154,500.