HC Deb 15 November 1977 vol 939 cc178-9W
19. Mr. Gwilym Roberts

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what study he has made of the evidence supplied to him of the exploitation of homeworkers; and if he will take steps to give them the full status of employee with the extension of existing protective legislation to cover them.

Mr. John Grant

I am awaiting the report of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service on the two wages councils industries—toy and button manufacturing—in which substantial home-working is to be found.

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