Clause 3 - Ballots: 40% support requirement in important public services

Part of Trade Union Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:45 pm on 20th October 2015.

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Photo of Julie Elliott Julie Elliott Labour, Sunderland Central 2:45 pm, 20th October 2015

Does my hon. Friend agree that many trade unions in this country also have internal procedures whereby they will ask for a higher threshold on certain ballots for strike action in order to make sure that the result is overwhelming, and well beyond what is legally required?