HC Deb 24 February 1969 vol 778 cc210-1W
90. Mr. McNair-Wilson

asked the Minister for the Civil Service on what grounds he approved the increase of 3. per cent. paid to building workers employed by the Ministry of Public Building and Works from July 1968.

Mrs. Hart

On the grounds that the pay of industrial civil servants had fallen out of line with that given for comparable work in outside industry and needed in the national interest to be improved.