HC Deb 01 December 1967 vol 755 cc188-9W
Mr. Biffen

asked the Minister of Labour how many outstanding claims and settlements, respectively, have been notified to his Department during the period of extreme moderation arising out of claims by the Draughtsmen's and Allied Technicians' Association; how many of these claims had previously been confirmed by the Trades Union Congress vetting committee; what is the estimated annual percentage rise in earnings arising from known outstanding claims and settlements; and what approximate estimate he has made of outstanding claims and settlements not formally notified to his department.

Mr. Gunter

Since July, 1967 notification has been received of 110 claims and 120 settlements involving the Draughtsmen's and Allied Technicians' Association. Of the claims 67 have not yet been settled. It is not possible to estimate the effect of the claims and settlements on earnings or of claims and settlements which have not been notified. I have nothing further to add to the reply I gave to the hon. Member on 26th October, 1967.—[Vol. 751, c.548.]