HC Deb 26 June 1969 vol 785 cc294-5W
Mr. Biffen

asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity if she will circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT the number and details of the references now before the National Board for Prices and Incomes; the dates when the references were made and the reports are expected; and if she will indicate where outside consultants are being employed.

Mr. Harold Walker

The 11 references at present with the National Board for Prices and Incomes, the dates on which they were made, and the expected dates of publication of the reports are listed below. There are also three questions which the board has been instructed to keep under continuous review—pay of the armed

Date of reference to the N.B.P.I. Expected date of Publication of Report
Salary Structures 22nd July, 1968 August, 1969
Productivity Agreements 25th November, 1968 July, 1969
Wages in the Electrical Contracting Industry 12th December, 1968 27th June, 1969
Man-made Fibre and Cotton Yarn Prices 19th February, 1969 Autumn, 1969*
Pay of Ground Staff at Aerodromes 10th April, 1969 Autumn, 1969
The Remuneration of Workers engaged in the porter-age, handling and checking of meat and poultry in the Smithfield Market, London, and in its transport from the Market 22nd April, 1969 Autumn, 1969
Beer Prices 24th April, 1969 Autumn, 1969
Overtime and Shift Working 29th April, 1969 Spring, 1970
Post Office Charges: Inland Parcel Post and Remittance Services 16th May, 1969 July, 1969
Coal Prices 22nd May, 1969 August, 1969
Pay of Pilots employed by British Overseas Airways Corporation 3rd June, 1969 Autumn, 1969
* Second Report; the First Report was published on 19th June, 1969.