§ 38. Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Lord President of the Council to what extent there is harmonisation of wages and working conditions among the members of the legislatures of the countries of the European Economic Community; and how it is envisaged that such harmonisation will be applied, in the event of accession to the Community, to members of both Houses of the United Kingdom Parliament.
§ Mr. Whitelaw
There is no harmonisa-of wages and working conditions among legislatures of the E.E.C. countries, nor are moves in this direction likely in the foreseeable future.
§ Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Lord President of the Council whether he will move to strengthen the rules of the House 110W in relation to personal pecuniary interest before a vote is taken on Great Britain's entry to the European Economic Community, in view of the financial and other personal advantages which may accrue to Members from such a decision.