HC Deb 06 November 1973 vol 863 cc114-5W
Mr. Deakins

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what reasons have been advanced for the proposed EEC regulation on a survey of the structure and distribution of earnings of employees in commerce, banking and insurance.

Mr. Chichester-Clark

As indicated in the preamble to the draft regulation, the Commission regards the proposed Community survey as the appropriate means of obtaining internationally comparable information needed by the Commission for discharging functions under Articles 2, 3, 117, 118, 119, 120 and 122 of the Treaty of Rome.