asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will implement the findings and recommendations of the Clegg Commission regarding the pay of nurses and midwives; and whether he will increase financial support from central Government to area and regional health authorities in order that these authorities shall not have to find any part of the increase in wages from their own existing resources.
I have nothing to add to my hon. Friend's reply to the hon. Member for Fife, Central (Mr. Hamilton) on 13 November.—(Vol. 973, c. 1148–49.]