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Trade Unions (Postal Ballots)

Volume 928: debated on Thursday 17 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will seek to amend the law so as to enable funds to be made available to trade unions with a view to facilitating their holding of postal ballots in their elections.

As we have stated on previous occasions, if the trade unions approach the Government for financial assistance for postal ballots, we will give the matter consideration.