§ 49. Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity whether she will make a statement on her decision to freeze for a third time a freely negotiated salary increase to municipal busmen.
§ Mrs. Castle
On 11th July I published notice of a proposal to extend until 26th December, 1968 the present standstill on the municipal bus settlement. The period during which representations may be made expires on 25th July. The employers and the unions know that the Government would agree to an immedi
NUMBERS WHOLLY UNEMPLOYED ON THE REGISTERS OF THE BEXHILL, HAILSHAM AND RYE EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGES AT 8TH JULY, 1968 Aged 18 to 54 Men Aged 55 and over Total Aged 18 to 54 Women Aged 55 and over Total Bexhill … … 65 217 282 15 5 20 Hailsham … … 41 112 153 7 6 13 Rye … … 35 41 76 8 1 9
In addition, there were six boys and two girls under 18 years of age registered at the Bexhill Youth Employment Office, which also covers the Rye, Hailsham and Battle areas. One boy was a school leaver registered for first employment.