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Trade Unions (Ballots)

Volume 80: debated on Friday 14 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment which trade unions have applied to the certification officer for reimbursement of the cos) of ballots, under the provisions of section 1 of the Employment Act 1980; what is the size of payments made to each of the trade unions; what is the purpose of the ballots for which payments were sought; and on which dates these payments were made.

The certification officer has provided the following information for the period from the introduction of the scheme on 1 October 1980 up to 13 June this year.

Applicant

Purpose of Ballot(s) (see key below)

Amount of Payment (£)

Date Payment Authorised

Clearing Bank Union(1)ANil
(2)F41·163–7–84
Association of Public Service Finance Officers(1)B524·3523–9–81
(2)B596·4322–9–82
(3)B619·3516–11–83
(4)B621·2817–10–84
Coventry Economic Building Society Staff Association(1)GNil
Association of Management and Professional Staffs(1)B2,323·0717–11–81
(2)B1,856·2225–8–82
Society of Radiographers(1)B2,654·2816–12–81
(2)B2,346·4217–5–83
(3)B3,411·4915–11–84
Association of Education Officers(1)B (2ballots)Nil
B
(2)C206·6825–5–83
(3)B (2ballots)
CNil
British Actors Equity Association(1)D (2ballots)Application withdrawn
Association of Public Service Professional Engineers(1)B386·6013–4–82
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy(1)B1,297·9726–4–82
(2)B1,443·5423–11–83
Institute of Journalists(1)C587·5322–9–82
(2)C460·364–10–83
(3)C518·1619–10–83
(4)C699·6321–8–84
(5)CApplication under consideration
Barclays Group Staff Union(1)A10,941·133–11–82
(2)F11,427·2419–7–84
(3)AApplication under consideration
Retail Book Stationery and Allied Trades Employees

Association

(1)F (2 ballots)Nil
(2)F (5 ballots)1,392·892–8–84
(3)FApplication under consideration
(4)FApplication under consideration
British Orthoptic Society(1)C147·1117–5–83
National Association of Fire Officers(1)A176·8429–7–83
Immigration Service Union(1)B221–784–10–83
B
(2)C511·9822–2–85
National and Provincial Building Society Staff Association(1)EApplication under consideration
Nat West Staff Association(1)F7,733·939–8–84
Ministry of Defence Staff Association(1)BApplication under consideration
(2)A, BApplication under consideration
(3)DApplication under consideration
Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers—(1)C (154 ballots)1,199,922·1931–5–85
Engineering, Foundry and Construction SectionC (13 ballots)
(2)EApplication under consideration
(3)C (14 ballots)Application under consideration
Electrical, Electronic, Telecommunications and Plumbing(1)C (15 ballots)Application under consideration
Union
Clerical and Secretarial Staffs Association of the University(1)EApplication under consideration
of Liverpool
United Friendly Divisional and District Managers(1)FApplication under consideration
Association

Applicant

Purpose of Ballot(s) (see key below)

Amount of Payment (£)

Date Payment Authorised

Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru (National(1)AApplication under consideration
Association of the Teachers of Wales)

Ballot purposes

  • A Ballots on strikes or other industrial action.
  • B Election of members of trade unions' principal executive committees.
  • C Election of trade union officers.
  • D Amending trade union rules.
  • E Trade union merger proposals.
  • F Ballot on employers' offers on pay and conditions of service.
  • G Ballots for a purpose outside the scope of the Scheme.