asked the Minister for the Civil Service when he expects next to meet representatives of the staff side.
asked the Minister for the Civil Service when last he met representatives of the Civil Service trade unions and if he will make a statement.
I am meeting them constantly and will be meeting them again next week.
Do the Government intend to settle this year's Civil Service pay claim within the framework of the national pay agreement?
The normal processing of pay evidence is proceeding. No decision has been taken. The reports were received only in the last week or so. It is far too early to announce a decision.