Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons on 26th November 1942.
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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he has made any estimate of the annual cost of introducing equal pay in the Civil Service; and the cost of Civil Defence pensions without sex differentiation?
Is it not possible to have a specified rate for work and for' services so that it can be paid irrespective of sex?
It would mean a considerable inquiry, and I am reluctant to ask the civil servants concerned to embark upon it at the moment.
Has my right hon. Friend consulted the Minister of Labour about paying the rate for the job?
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