HC Deb 27 July 1984 vol 64 c845W
Mr. Pavitt

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services Why board and lodging charges for nurses were increased from 1 April before pay increases were paid; if he will issue instructions to prevent this disparity in future; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

Revised lodging charges and pay rates for nursing staff were published together last month. Both were backdated to 1 April 1984.