HC Deb 14 May 1957 vol 570 c209
37. Mr. G. Darling

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what conditions of membership, in relation to numbers of appropriate staff, are required to be fulfilled before recognition is granted to bona fide staff associations and trade unions in the Civil Service.

Mr. P. Thorneycroft

I would refer the hon. Member to paragraphs 4 to 20 of the Stationery Office publication "Staff Relations in the Civil Service", of which I am sending him a copy.

Mr. Darling

I am aware of that publication, Mr. Speaker. Would the Chancellor draw the attention of the joint stock banks to the excellent practice in

England and Wales Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Newcastle-under-Lyme Rural District
31st March, 1955 150,411 681 58
31st March, 1956 148,226 440 48
31st March, 1957 130,460 402 24
Percentage decline. 1957 as compared with1955 13 41 59