§ Mr. Biffen
asked the Minister of Labour what is the number affected by the recent Wages Regulation (Cutlery) (Holidays) (Amendment) Order 1966; and what is the estimated range of increase in hourly rates and earnings arising therefrom.178W
§ Mrs. Shirley Williams
This Order which was made on 19th July, 1966, dealt with the holiday entitlements of workers with at least 12 months' continuous service with the same employer and did not increase the statutory minimum rates. We have no information about the number affected.