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University Teachers (Pay)

Volume 973: debated on Thursday 8 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science by what date he expects to make the offer promised on 9 August 1979 to the negotiating parties on the pay of university teachers; and whether he intends in his offer to restore the real level of salaries as decided by the Leggatt arbitration announced in 1974.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science why he has not fulfilled his promise in August to make an offer to the university negotiation parties of the Association of University Teachers and the university authorities panel on the pay award due on 1 October; when he expects to make an offer; and if he intends to restore the value of salaries to the 1974 level determined by the Leggatt arbitration award.

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to a similar question from my hon. Friend the Member for Cambridge (Mr. Rhodes James) on 25 October.—[Vol. 922, c. 255.]