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Transnational Corporations

Volume 890: debated on Monday 21 April 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will arrange to transmit to the United Nations Commission on Transnational Corporations any submission which the TUC or CBI wish to make.

Yes. The commission's terms of reference require it to promote the exchange of views among Governments, intergovernmental and nongovernmental organisations, trade unions, business, consumers' and other relevant groups through the arrangement, inter aha, of hearings and interviews. I am very ready to advise and assist the TUC, CBI or any other interested party wishing to make its views known to the commission.

asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will arrange to publish as a White Paper any submission or report by the United Kingdom to the United Nations Commission on Transnational Corporations.