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Employment: EC Law

Volume 498: debated on Thursday 29 October 2009

To ask the Prime Minister (1) what discussions he has had with representatives of trade unions on implementing the EU Agency Workers Directive in the UK in 2011; (295056)

(2) what discussions he has had with (a) the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and (b) the Minister for Employment Relations on implementing the EU Agency Workers Directive in (a) 2009, (b) 2010 and (c) 2011;

(3) what discussions he has had with (a) members and (b) representatives of (i) the CBI, (ii) the EEF and (iii) British Chambers of Commerce on implementing the EU Agency Workers Directive in the UK in 2011.

I have regular meetings with ministerial colleagues and a variety of organisations, representing employees and employers, to discuss a wide range of matters, including employment issues. I have made clear my commitment to legislate on the implementation of the agency workers directive.