HC Deb 03 November 1954 vol 532 cc371-2
35. Mr. Mayhew

asked the Assistant Postmaster-General what discussions he has had with the Independent Television Authority regarding the payment of pensions to officers or persons employed by the Authority.

Mr. Gammans

None, as no proposals for staff pensions have as yet been put forward by the Authority for my noble Friend's approval.

Mr. Mayhew

Supposing that, in spite of the efforts of the programme contractors, the Conservative Party loses the next General Election, what provision is being made for the programme contractors whose employment then may be rather suddenly terminated?

Mr. Gammans

The hon. Gentleman is surely not asking for an answer based upon such an unlikely and improbable computation?

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