§ 37. Mr. David Mitchell
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many applications have been made to the conciliation services of his Department by trade unions so far this year; and what was the number for the same period of 1971 and 1970.
§ Mr. Chichester-Clark
By the end of October there had been 582 requests for conciliation by trade unions. The number of requests for the same periods in 1971 and 1970 were 446 and 388 respectively.