Health: Working Hours

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:21 am on 25 October 2007.

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Photo of Lord Rosser Lord Rosser Labour 11:21, 25 October 2007

My Lords, could my noble friend confirm that the most recent survey in 2006 showed that despite the fall that he has referred to, 3.3 million still work more than an average of 48 hours a week over a 13-week period? In pursuit of their programme for family-friendly policies, what measures do the Government intend to take to reduce that figure of some 3.3 million, and will they consider making it possible for complaints over excessive working hours to be pursued through employment tribunals?