Citizens Charter

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Duchy of Lancaster – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd November 1992.

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Photo of David Winnick David Winnick , Walsall North 12:00 am, 23rd November 1992

Do European Ministers not ask the obvious question: what use is the charter to so many people in this country who are losing their jobs and facing tremendous problems as unemployment continues to mount? Does not all this illustrate the fact that the charter is just a cosmetic exercise when seen by people who daily face the possibility of unemployment lasting months or perhaps years? They know that all this is just a mockery.