Private Finance Initiative (Employees' Rights)

Deputy Prime Minister written question – answered on 7th November 2001.

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Photo of Norman Baker Norman Baker Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs)

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what his policy is on protection of employees' rights and conditions of service where PFI projects are introduced to the public sector.

Photo of Chris Leslie Chris Leslie Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office)

The Government are committed to protecting the rights and existing terms and conditions of staff in transfers from the public sector to the private sector under public private partnership arrangements. To this end the Cabinet Office has published a statement of practice on staff transfers in the public sector. This is accessible on the Cabinet Office website: www.cabinet-office.gov.uk/civilservice/2000/tupe/

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