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Ec Working Time Directive

Volume 201: debated on Tuesday 14 January 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what representations he has received from British industry concerning the proposed European working time directive.

British industry is virtually unanimous in its opposition to the proposals. I fully agree with the Confederation of British Industry that the directive would be a needless strain on our competitiveness, and a threat to jobs and earnings.