§ 38. Mr. Jay
asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation what general directions he has given to the nationalised industries for which he is responsible instructing them to comply with the recommendations affecting the retirement age contained in the paragraphs 50–52 and 65–67 of the First Report of the National Advisory Committee on the Employment of Older Men and Women.
§ Mr. Boyd-Carpenter
None, Sir. As announced on 25th January by my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Labour and National Service, the boards of the nationalised industries have said that they will give effect to the recommendations in the Report as far as is practicable.