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Trade Unions

Volume 472: debated on Wednesday 27 February 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what guidelines he has issued for trade union representatives in the Civil Service on their use of (a) paid and (b) unpaid time off work on trades union duties, with particular reference to (i) political campaigning and (ii) party political activity. (186694)

[holding answer 18 February 2008]: No central guidelines have been issued. These matters are delegated to individual Departments to determine with their trade unions.