HC Deb 08 November 1979 vol 973 c241W
Sir Nicholas Bonsor

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he is satisfied that no hardship will result from the delay in completing the negotiations regarding a pay settlement for those involved in university education currently being considered by the university authority's panel.

Dr. Boyson

I expect that any payments agreed to be appropriate for university teachers with effect from the normal date of their pay settlement—that is, 1 October 1979—will be made retrospectively. I hope that it will be possible to resume negotiations soon.