§ Mr. Strang
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what instructions have been given to the management sides of Whitley Councils for the National Health Service about the maximum level of pay increases that may be offered in response to staff side claims for Professional and Technical A grades, Professional and Technical B grades, opticians and pharmacists.
§ Mr. Alison
I would refer the hon. Member to the reply my right hon. Friend gave to the hon. Member for Bromsgrove (Mr. Terry Davis) and the hon. Member for Brentford and Chiswick (Mr. Barnes) on 14th December.—[Vol. 828. c.45–6.]