HC Deb 22 December 1972 vol 848 c483W
Mr. Molloy

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if bonuses and wage increases to professional football players are being permitted within the Counter-Inflation (Temporary Provisions) Act.

Mr. Dudley Smith

Bonuses under arrangements which were in existence on 6th November may continue to be paid, but any new bonus arrangements which would result in increased earnings and any increase in basic wages are not permitted during the standstill period.