HC Deb 08 May 1968 vol 764 c105W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity whether she is aware of the growing practice of public companies employing Members of Parliament at high fees; as this adversely affects the Government's wages, prices and incomes policy, what action she proposes to take to prevent it; and whether she will arrange to refer all such employment agreements to the National Board for Prices and Incomes.

Mr. Hattersley

I am not aware that the appointment of persons who are also Members of Parliament by public companies is a growing practice and I do not accept the implication that all such appointments are inconsistent with the productivity, prices and incomes policy.

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