HC Deb 22 July 1980 vol 989 c128W
Q47. Mr. Stoddart

asked the Prime Minister if she intends to impose a 9.6 per cent. wage and salary increase on employees working in the public sector during the next pay round.

The Prime Minister

It is too early to talk of precise figures for cash limits and external financing limits; but it is already clear that the increase allowed for in cash limits in financial year 1981–82 will have to be significantly lower than in the current financial year.

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