HC Deb 07 June 1972 vol 838 cc89-90W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what steps he has taken to invite British Railways to issue a public statement giving details of the present level of railwaymen's wages and the effect of the union's claim and of the board's proposals, including details of the value to the railwaymen of concessionary fares and free travel; if he will request inclusion of details of the proposed increases in the salaries of the chairman and higher paid executives and of their concessionary fares and free travel; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Peyton

On the first part of the Question I have nothing to add to the Answer I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for the Isle of Ely (Sir H. Legge-Bourke) on 23rd May, 1972; to the second part I have nothing to add to the Answers my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister gave to Questions from the hon. Member on 13th April, 1972, 27th April, 1972, and 23rd May, 1972.—[Vol. 837, c. 352; Vol.; c. 231; Vol. 838, c. 385–9; Vol. 837, c. 361.]