§ 26. Mr. Macfarlane
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he is satisfied with the recent pay agreement with junior hospital doctors.
§ 51. Mr. Hal Miller
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will make a statement on the implementation of the pay agreement with the junior hospital doctors.
§ Mr. Ennals
I welcome the recent agreement of the Joint Negotiating Committee for Hospital Medical and Dental Staff about pay in respect of the annual and study leave of junior staff, which has concluded the negotiations on the new juniors' contract on terms which are consistent with the counter-inflation policy, and brought an end to industrial action.