§ 40. Mr. John Page
asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will make a statement on the industrial situation in the gas industry.
§ Mr. Maurice Macmillan
I met the unions concerned on Friday to ensure that they understood our proposals for the Pay Board's inquiry into problems of relativities and anomalies. I explained that the board would be asked to look314W at particular problems of this kind in relation to each other and as part of a general picture, so that we can consider how progress can be made in dealing with them in stage 3.