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Local Authorities (Staff Holidays)

Volume 973: debated on Wednesday 14 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if, in view of the fact that local government personnel usually enjoy an extra day's holiday added to each public holiday, he will seek powers to regulate local government staff holidays.

I do not intend to seek an amendment to section 112 of the Local Government Act 1972, under which each local authority is responsible for determining the terms and conditions of service of its own employees.