§ Sir John Biggs-Davison
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress has been made in settling the strike in the pensions division of the Crown Agents in East Kilbride; and what special help is being given to those suffering as a result of the dispute.
§ Mr. Raison
Cases of hardship are being processed to the extent practicable. Negotiations continue between the board of the Crown Agents and the trade unions with the aim of settling the dispute as soon as possible.