HC Deb 29 June 1998 vol 315 c35W
Ms Squire

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has to permit the management of the Scottish Children's Reporter Administration to conduct pay negotiations with staff for 1998–99. [46749]

Mr. Galbraith

Approval of the Scottish Children's Reporter Administration's Pay Remit for 1998–99 was given on 9 June. This was in accordance with Treasury guidance to Departments on local pay bargaining arrangements for Executive Non-Departmental Public Bodies. The Administration opened negotiations with its staff side on 15 June.