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Temporary Workers Directive

Volume 407: debated on Wednesday 25 June 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether the latest draft of the EC temporary workers directive contains significant references to pay that are outside the scope of Article 141 of the Nice Treaty. [120430]

Article 137 of the EC Treaty is the legal base for the proposed Agency Directive. Article 137(1)(b) provides that

"With a view to achieving the objectives of Article 136, the Community shall support and complement the activities of Member States in the following fields:
(b) working conditions;".