HC Deb 29 April 1971 vol 816 c169W
39. Mrs. Castle

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what machinery he has set up in his Department for monitoring the progress towards equal pay.

Mr. Carr

My Department already receives details of the larger company settlements and of national industrial agreements covering more than 14 million out of approximately 16 million manual workers, and this information will be used to maintain progress towards equal pay. I do not at present see the need to set up any special additional machinery for the purpose.