HC Deb 22 May 1969 vol 784 c108W
21. Mr. Michael Shaw

asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity whether she will set up an inquiry into the bargaining agent principle and its application to industrial relations in Great Britain.

Mr. Hattersley

The subject is already within the competence of the Commission on Industrial Relations, and it will be for the commission to consider the application of the principle in the cases referred to it.