HC Deb 05 June 1990 vol 173 c547W
Dr. Thomas

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will make a statement on the progress of pay negotiations with university teaching unions.

Mr. Jackson

The Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals and the Association of University Teachers have agreed a settlement for 1990–91. This is subject to Government endorsement and the matter is now being urgently considered.