Wage Settlements

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Employment and Productivity – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 4 December 1969.

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Photo of Mr Harold Walker Mr Harold Walker , Doncaster 12:00, 4 December 1969

I am not sure that I understand the hon. Gentleman's question. He should not attach too much significance to the 5 per cent., because these settlements invariably involve a substantial element of productivity or substantial restructuring of wages.