Industrial Relations (Minister's Statement)

Oral Answers to Questions — Social Services – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th August 1972.

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Photo of Mr Tam Dalyell Mr Tam Dalyell , West Lothian 12:00 am, 8th August 1972

asked the Prime Minister if the public statement by the Secretary of State for the Home Department in the British Broadcasting Corporation programme, "Panorama", on 24th July on industrial relations represents Government policy.

Photo of Mr Tam Dalyell Mr Tam Dalyell , West Lothian

Can the Prime Minister or the Home Secretary help the House by naming perhaps two of the major British industrial companies whose management would think it wise to use the Industrial Relations Act?

Photo of Mr Edward Heath Mr Edward Heath , Bexley

The publicly expressed view of the CBI, which represents the great majority of British companies, is that the Act should remain.