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Post Offices: Temporary Employment

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 17 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform whether the use of agency staff by the Post Office is in line with regulations relating to the Employment Act 2003. (157808)

To date the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate has not received any information to suggest that the regulations governing employment agencies, the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, are not being complied with by Royal Mail.

Royal Mail has given assurances that it fully complies with the requirements of the legislation regarding employment agencies.