§ 26. Mr. Gow
asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he will make a statement about his discussions with the Trades Union Congress and the Confederation of British Industry about the Industry Bill, following the completion of the Committee stage of the Bill on 12th June.
§ Mr. Kaufman
My right hon. Friends the Prime Minister and the Secretary of of State together with other Cabinet colleagues met representatives of the CBI and TUC on 17th June and 18th June respectively. In addition, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State held a further meeting with representatives of the CBI on 19th June. These consultations followed the undertakings given by my right hon. Friend the Prime6W Minister that between Committee and Report stages the Government would consider representations by the TUC and the CBI.