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Middlesbrough And Hartlepool (Dock Labour Scheme)

Volume 129: debated on Thursday 10 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many permanent registered dock workers in the Middlesbrough and Hartlepool dock labour board area in each year from 1980 to 1986 have been dismissed by their employer for an offence justifying summary dismissal under the disciplinary provisions of the dock labour scheme; how many of these men have been reinstated by order of the local dock labour board and appeal tribunals; and if he will make a statement.

[holding answer 7 March 19881: The figures requested are as follows:

Reinstated by order of Middlesbrough and Hartlepool Dock Labour Board and Appeal Tribunals121
Dismissal upheld by Middlesbrough and Hartlepool Dock Labour Board and Appeal Tribunals3
1worker resigned before his case was considered