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Industrial Democracy

Volume 895: debated on Thursday 17 July 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment when he expects to be able to announce his plans for the training of trade union representatives to assist them to benefit from the extension of industrial democracy.

As was announced on 9th July, it is the Government's firm intention to introduce legislation on industrial democracy in the 1976–77 Session and a statement will be made before the House rises for the Summer Recess. The training of trade union representatives to enable them to benefit from an extension of industrial democracy clearly depends

The following table shows an occupational analysis of the numbers of notified unfilled vacancies for males in construction and the numbers of unemployed males registered at employment offices who last worked in the industry. The vacancy statistics relate only to vacancies notified to employment offices and are not a measure of total vacancies in construction.on the form of industrial democracy adopted and plans for any necessary training will be considered and discussed with the interested parties when the proposals for legislation are more fully developed.