HC Deb 21 December 1973 vol 866 c489W
Mr. Churchill

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he will seek power to suspend, for the duration of the three-day working week, clauses in wage contracts which provide for all week-end working to be at overtime rates, in cases where firms guarantee their employees a 40-hour working week.

Mr. Chichester-Clark

I have been asked to reply.

This problem is best dealt with by management and unions in the light of their own industrial situation.