§ Mr. Simon Mahon
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what services will be available in Bootle General Hospital after the re-organisation of the hospital is completed.
Substantive increase(hourly rates) Operative date Interim increase (hourly rates) Operative date Engineering craftsmen … 1s. 0d.(12 per cent.) 1st September,1969 5d. (4½per cent.) 3rd March, 1970 Electricians … 1s. 0d.(11 per sent.) 3rd March,1969 5d(4½ per cent.) 3rd March,1970 Building craftsmen … 9d.(9½ per cent.) 3rd November,1969 4d.(4 per cent.) 3rd March,1970
The interim increases in March, 1970, were agreed pending negotiations between the Health Departments and the trade unions concerned on proposals for a common grading structure for all hospital maintenance staff.