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Trade Union Subscriptions

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 8 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what information he has of the weekly rates of subscription payable by members of the five largest trade unions; and if he will publish the figures.

The rates of subscription/contribution payable by members of the five largest trade unions, for the highest level where there is more than one scale of membership, are understood to be:

Transport and General Workers Union: 33p per week
Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (Engineering Section): 45p per week
National Union of General and Municipal Workers: 35p per week
National and Local Government Officers Association: £2.43 per month
National Union of Public Employees: 25p per week