§ Mr. Sheldon
asked the Minister for the Civil Service what estimate he has now made of the effect of the Counter-Inflation (Temporary Provisions) Act on public service manpower and additional cost to Departments.
§ Mr. Kenneth Baker
I cannot usefully add to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Heywood and Royton (Mr. Joel Barnett) on 22nd November.—[Vol. 846, c.428–9.]