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Superannuation Bill

Part of Freedom of Information (Amendment) – in the House of Commons at 5:50 pm on 7th September 2010.

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Photo of Tessa Jowell Tessa Jowell Shadow Secretary of State (Cabinet Office) and Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Shadow Minister (Olympics and London) 5:50 pm, 7th September 2010

My hon. Friend makes an important point based on extensive discussions in her constituency with civil servants likely to be affected. She is absolutely right in identifying that fear, but that does not mean that change is not necessary, nor that members of the Council of Civil Service Unions are not reasonable people who are prepared to negotiate in the spirit that they recognise is necessary.

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