HC Deb 22 November 1974 vol 881 cc533-4W
Mr. Ryman

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what are the present annual salaries of the Chairman, Deputy-Chairman and other directors of the National Coal Board; what are the terms of their respective contracts of service; and when

plans to seek powers to apply sanctions on trade unions involved in strikes aimed at obtaining pay settlements outside the guidelines of the social contract.

Mr. Booth

No. As my right hon. Friend said in his speech to the House on 5th November, it is a matter of great importance that people throughout the country should not believe that we have any intention of reinstituting a freeze or statutory control of incomes.

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