§ Mr. Roger White
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether discussions with the diplomatic service staff on outstanding issues 139W relating to the compensation terms for premature retirement have now been completed.
§ Sir Alec Douglas-Home
Yes. Agreement has been reached with the Diplomatic Service Staff Side on the compensation terms for premature retirement as a whole. Discussions will continue on one or two points but the implementation of the terms will not be held up.