HC Deb 28 March 1979 vol 965 cc187-8W
Mr. Penhaligon

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what has been the total amount spent by the Welsh Development

take steps, if necessary by legislation, to enable hon. Members to have the same rights of severance and redundancy payments and opportunities before arbitration tribunals and so on as all other employees.

Mr. Foot

No. The unique circumstances of hon. Members would render such action inappropriate.

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