§ Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity which Ministers were available in the office of her Department on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day; and for what period of time.
§ Mrs. Castle
On 31st December two of my Parliamentary Secretaries and I were in our offices throughout the day. On 1st January a Parliamentary Secretary and I were again at my Department. My other Parliamentary Secretaries were readily available to deal with any matters requiring their attention.