HC Deb 03 April 1968 vol 762 cc113-4W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Economic Affairs whether he is aware that parts for one-armed bandits are being imported at the cost of dollars, francs and Deutschmarks, that these are being used for assembly and manufacturing one-armed bandits in this country,

Accommodation Number of Patients (31st March, 1968)
Men Women Total Men Women Total
Broadmoor 638 215 853 691 117 808
Rampton 708 366 1,074 690 310 1,000
Moss Side 316 100 416 292 73 365

Mr. Whitaker

asked the Minister of Health when he expects the building of England's fourth Special Hospital to be started and completed.

Mr. K. Robinson

I cannot yet give firm dates.

and that production of such merchandise is increasing; and whether the Government's policy of allowing wage increases above the 3½ per cent. norm for increased production will apply to the assembly of imported components of this kind.

Mr. Frederick Lee

A White Paper on Productivity, Prices and Incomes Policy in 1968 and 1969 is being published today. It describes the criteria for pay increases, the ceiling on increases and the exception for productivity agreements which conform with the guidelines laid down by the National Board for Prices and Incomes in its Report No. 36. These guidelines relate to all productivity agreements regardless of the proportion of imported materials used in the enterprises concerned.