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Industrial Democracy

Volume 928: debated on Monday 21 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade, in his consultations on the Bullock Report, which specific recommendations of the majority and of the minority reports, respectively, the Government have already accepted or rejected as the case may be; and upon which recommendations in both reports the Government retain an open mind.

As I made clear in my statement on 26th January, the Government are committed to a radical extension of industrial democracy by representation of the workforce on company boards, and to the essential rĂ´le of trade unions in this process. We have not come to any conclusions on the specific recommendations in either the majority or minority report.