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Warwick Task Force Group Compact

Volume 472: debated on Tuesday 4 March 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (1) who are the members of the Warwick Task Force Group Compact; what its remit is; and how many times it has met; (179758)

(2) whether an official group within the Government has been established to take forward the implementation of the Warwick Agreement.

[holding answer 17 January 2008]: The Public Services Forum Task Group was established to take forward the Government’s 2005 manifesto commitment to develop a compact with contractors and trade unions to ensure that employees working on Government contracts have access to skills, trade unions and advice should they wish. The group is attended by representatives from relevant departments, trade unions, business and the third sector.

The group has met six times.