asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they will show in tabular form how the official holidays taken over Christmas and the New Year in this country compare with the official holidays taken in the other Member States of the European Community.
Lord WALLACE of COSLANY
The information is as follows:
Christmas Day Boxing Day New Year's Day 2nd January United Kingdom X X X (Scotland only) Belgium X X Denmark X X X Eire X X X France X X The Federal German Republic X X X Italy X X X Luxembourg X X X Netherlands X X X X—holiday
House adjourned at eight o'clock.