Local Government: Trade Unions

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 23rd October 2017.

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Photo of Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government what protections are in place to avoid conflicts of interest in the negotiating process between local authorities and trade unions in relation to the terms and conditions of public sector workers.

Photo of Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office), The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Employment matters for local authorities are devolved. It is for local authorities in negotiation with their recognised local government unions to make decisions on pay, terms and conditions for local government workforce in line with general good conduct principles. DCLG ministers do not have a role in these negotiations.

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