HC Deb 21 October 1968 vol 770 cc199-200W
56. Dr. Gray

asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity, if she has now agreed a timetable with both sides of industry for the implementation of equal pay for women; and if she will make a statement.

Mrs. Castle

I have had preliminary talks with the C.B.I. and the T.U.C. on this matter, and further discussion will take place when we have received the findings of an inquiry which is being jointly undertaken by my Department,

September, 1968 February, 1968 January, 1968 December, 1967 September, 1967
Northern 4.8 4.5 4.6 4.4 4.2
South Western 3.6 5.8 6.0 5.9 3.6
Wales 4.5 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.6
Merseyside 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.1 3.4
Scotland 3.8 4.4 4.7 4.2 4.0

regulations under the Disabled Persons Employment Acts which relate to the employment of the disabled, but if the hon. Lady has any particular point in mind, I shall be glad to consider it if she will let me have details.