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Trade Unions: Legal Opinion

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 28 January 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform if he will place in the Library a copy of the legal advice commissioned by the Office of Fair Trading on whether trades union members are consumers for the purposes of consumer protection legislation. (250296)

The OFT did not commission external legal advice on whether trade union members are consumers for the purposes of consumer protection legislation, conducting a preliminary internal analysis only.