HC Deb 22 March 1961 vol 637 c51W
87. Mr. Parker

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance what are the obligations of travel agencies in stamping the cards of the guide lecturers they employ, both full-time and seasonally; and whether he will take steps to make these better known.

Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

When a guide lecturer is gainfully employed under a contract of service for more than 8 hours in a week by a travel agency, the agency is normally liable to pay a weekly Class 1 (employed person) contribution in respect of him, whether the employment is full-time or only for a season. Leaflets are already available at all local offices of my Ministry which explain this obligation, and I have no information of any general misunderstanding by travel agencies.