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Trade Unions (Certificates Of Independence)

Volume 949: debated on Tuesday 2 May 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many certificates of independence have been issued to trade unions since 1st February 1976; and how many such unions are affiliated to the Trades Union Congress or are constituents of affiliated unions.

I understand from the certification officer that from 1st February 1976 to 10th April 1978 he issued certificates of independence to 280 trade

Members appointed after consultation with the Confederation of British IndustryFull-time occupationPart-time Government appointments
M. Y. Cobb, M.B.E.Deputy Director Social Security, CBINil
M. Jukes, C.B.E., Q.C.RetiredChairman of Industrial Tribunals Member of the National Advisory Council for the Employment of Disabled People
Arbitrator, ACAS
T. C. CarleGeneral Manager Production, BP Chemicals Ltd.Nil
Members appointed after consultation with the Trades Union CongressFull-time occupationPart-time Government appointments
P. JacquesHead of the TUC's Social Insurance and Industrial Welfare DepartmentIndustrial Injury Advisory Committee Royal Commission on the National Health Service
T. Parry, C.B.E.General Secretary, Fire Brigades UnionIndustrial Injuries Advisory Council
G. LloydMember of Executive Council, UCATTBuilding Economic Development Committee
Noise Advisory Council
Occupational Pensions Board
*F. D. Bushell, J.P.RetiredHousing Services Advisory Group
†J. AndersonDriver, British RailNil
* Mr. Bushell is Chairman of the Vale of the White Horse District Council.
† Mr. Anderson is Convener of the Central Regional Council of Scotland.