HC Deb 18 December 1972 vol 848 cc251-2W
31. Mr. Edwin Wainwright

asked the Attorney-General how many cases have been before the National Industrial Relations Court since 29th June 1972; and what are the names of the unions involved.

The Attorney-General

Forty-seven cases were outstanding at the beginning of the period 29th June to 13th December 1972 and 193 cases were received by the court during that period. Of these, 139 have been disposed of and 101 are still outstanding.

Twenty-three trade unions have been concerned in proceedings in the court commenced since 29th June. Their names are as follows: Trade Unions and other Organisations of Workers, as parties to cases originating in the National Industrial Relations Court—30th June—13th December:

  • Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers.
  • Association of Licensed Aircraft Engineers.
  • Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs.
  • British Actors Equity Association.
  • Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions.
  • Coventry Economic Building Society Staff Association.
  • Electrical, Electronic, Telecommunications and Plumbing Union.
  • Entertainment Managers Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
  • Farnell Instruments Limited Works Consultative Committee.
  • International Transport Workers Federation.
  • Midland Area Relay Managers Association.
  • Midland Area Relay Staff Association.
  • National Amalgamated Stevedores and Dockers.
  • National Society of Operative Printers, Graphical and Media Personnel.
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  • National Union of Bank Employees.
  • National Union of General and Municipal Workers.
  • National Union of Seamen.
  • Society of Graphical and Allied Trades.
  • Transport and General Workers Union.
  • Union of Bookmakers Employees.
  • Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians.
  • Union of Post Office Workers.
  • Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers.