HC Deb 25 July 1972 vol 841 c268W
Mr. Lomas

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment why his Department does not observe the Fair Wage Resolution passed in 1946 by Parliament which would give minimum rates of £16.30 per week.

Mr. Eyre

I understand that this Question relates to cleaning contracts. As I said in answer to a similar Question from the hon. Member on Friday, 21st July, 1972, contract payments are for services provided and work done measured quantitatively. Competitive quotations are sought from approved cleaning contractors, all of whom are required to comply with the Fair Wages Resolution, 1946.—[Vol. 841, c.196–7.]