HC Deb 26 May 1976 vol 912 cc215-6W
Mr. Rooker

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many employers have been required to give information to his Department under Section 95 of the Employment Protection Act 1975; and how many have complied with the requirement.

Mr. John Grant

Section 95 provides enabling powers which it is intended to use over a period of time after preparatory work and initial experiments in certain areas and trades. The powers have not yet been used.

the latest convenient date; and how these figures compare with the numbers of registered unemployed in each sector at a similar date.

Mr. Golding

Following is the information for Great Britain at March 1976. The overtime hours shown are those worked by operatives in manufacturing industries; the numbers unemployed comprise all workers registered for employment whose last job was in manufacturing industries.