HC Deb 13 February 1947 vol 433 c85W
90. Mr. H. Hynd

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what precautions he is taking to avoid having to take over officials who have received abnormal salary increases or special promotion on the eve of nationalisation.

Mr. Shinwell

The National Coal Board have, under the Coal Nationalisation Act, to take over existing contracts, but precautions were provided in Section 7 of the Act to avoid having to take over personal service contracts made or varied On or after 1st August, 1945.