§ Mr. Burden
asked the Minister of Labour whether the normal weekly hours of a civil servant, which are 42 in London and 44 in the provinces, include the luncheon period; and what are the normal hours of duty agreed upon by the National Joint Council for local authorities administrative, professional, technical and clerical services.
§ Mr. Isaacs
The normal weekly hours of civil servants include a luncheon interval. The normal hours agreed upon by the National Joint Council for Local Authorities' Administrative, Professional, Technical and Clerical Services are 38 per week excluding meals.