§ Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer to what extent the Civil Service unions have accepted the Government's proposals for a 3.5 per cent. salary and wage increase for 1983–84; to what extent these unions have stated that there will be industrial action; and whether he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Hayhoe
The Government have not made any proposals to the Civil Service unions for pay increases in 1983–84.