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Employment Law

Volume 708: debated on Monday 23 February 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what changes in employment law they will propose for the European Union single market following their discussions with British trade union representatives. [HL1230]

The UK has benefited from the open European single market, including free movement of workers. In responding to proposals in the area of employment law, the UK seeks to strike the right balance between necessary protection for workers and elimination of barriers to trade.