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Retail Trades (Wages Councils)

Volume 981: debated on Monday 17 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment when it was first proposed that nine wages councils for the retail trade be amalgamated to form the Retail Food and Allied Trades Wages Council and the Retail Trades Wages Council (Non-Food).

The proposal was mentioned in report No. 89 of the Commission on Industrial Relations dated 27 August 1974. After consultation, a statutory notice of intention to amalgamate the councils was published on 11 December 1975.