§ Mr. Dunnett
asked the Minister of Labour how many families are now affected by the wage standstill regulations; and what was the comparable figure six months ago.
§ Mr. Hattersley
On 15th June, 1967, approximately 36,000 employees were directly affected by Orders made under Sections 28 and 29 of the Prices and Incomes Act, 1966. The number affected by similar Orders at 15th December, 1966, was approximately 25,800. It is not possible to say how many families were affected.