HC Deb 28 November 1966 vol 737 cc13-4W
70. Mr. Dobson

asked the Minister of Labour what were the terms of the settlement following the trade dispute in which

his officials were involved between the Draughtsmen and Allied Trades Association and Bristol Siddeley Engines concerning the pay and conditions of draughtsmen employed at Filton, Bristol; and whether he is satisfied that the settlement is not in breach of the Government's prices and incomes standstill.

Mrs. Shirley Williams

The agreement made between Bristol Siddeley Engines Limited and the Draughtsmen and Allied Technicians' Association relates to draughtsmen employed at Patchway, Bristol. It provides for the implementation following the six months deferment required by the standsill of pay increases, and for additional holidays which were agreed prior to the 20th July, 1966. It also provides for future negotiations which must be subject to incomes policy requirements as to content and dates of implementation. We are satisfied that this agreement is not a breach of the standstill.