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Merlyn Rees on police pay offer

Title
Merlyn Rees on police pay offer
Genre
Interview
TX Date
17 Jul 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:04:14
Description
Interview with UK Home Secretary Merlyn Rees about the introduction of a staggered pay rise for police over two years of 45%, which he thinks this will satisfy police. Other factors in police dissatisfaction include lack of respect from the community and unsocial hours. High rise as police are a unique case. Surprised at Conservative spokesman William Whitelaw’s response to his announcement. Male interviewer not identified (poss. Vivian White?).
Contributors
Merlyn Rees; Vivian White?
Keywords
Government; Wages; Wage policy; Police; Incomes policy

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