HC Deb 25 October 1973 vol 861 c595W
Mr. Meacher

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what degree of wage drift he estimates has taken place under phases 1 and 2 of the counter-inflation programme; by how much have wage increases risen beyond what might have been expected under the freeze and £1 plus 4 per cent, formula as a result of wage drift; and what were the main components of this wage drift.

Mr. Chichester-Clark

As far as it is possible to ascertain from the available