HC Deb 11 May 1971 vol 817 cc87-8W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether, in the negotiations for entry to the European Economic Community, he will seek to have the Treaty of Rome amended, so as to require all member countries to harmonise the provision of paid holidays, public holidays, wages, hours of work and working conditions.

Mr. Bryan

The Government, like the previous Administration, do not regard the provisions of the Treaty of Rome dealing with these matters as at issue in our negotiations for entry into the E.E.C.

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