HC Deb 08 November 1966 vol 735 cc257-8W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer why, in view of the Government's wage and prices standstill and a severe restraint on increased incomes in 1967, he has agreed to overtime

years 1957 to 1965, as between consumers' expenditure, current expenditure on military defence, gross fixed capital formation at home, exports, and other domestic use.

Mr. MacDermot

Figures for all the years 1957 to 1965 are not available. For the year 1963, the following statistics are available from the input-output tables published in the August, 1966 issue ofEconomic Trends.

payments at enhanced rates of pay for civil servants, commencing on 11th February 1967; and whether he will make a statement.

Mr. Callaghan

This agreement is an existing commitment as defined in paragraph 22 of the White Paper on the Prices and Incomes Standstill.