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Trade Unions

Volume 450: debated on Monday 16 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many trade union recognition deals there have been in each of the last 20 years. [93469]

There are no official statistics on the number of trade union recognition deals reached in any year. However, in each year since the statutory recognition procedure came into force on 6 June 2000, the Central Arbitration Committee has awarded recognition in the following number of cases:

The number of trade union recognition awards by the CAC by year (1 April -31 March)

Trade Union Recognition Awards

June 2000-01

7

2001-02

27

2002-03

24

2003-04

31

2004-05

27

2005-06

26