§ Mr. Ronald Brown
asked the Secretary of State for Employment, having regard to the present conditions in London public services, if he will immediately arrange to meet leaders of the Greater London Council and the London Boroughs Association to discuss use of his powers under the Counter-Inflation Act to make an interim award in London weighting, pending publication of the final report on192W
and proposes to make, the consents necessary to enable a more flexible interpretation of the stage 3 pay code.
§ Mr. Booth
The power to consent to increases in pay which are or would be subject to restriction under the stage 3 pay code is contained in Schedule 2(6) to the Counter-Inflation Act 1973.