§ 69. Mr. Strang
asked the Minister for the Civil Service if he will make a statement on the discussions he has had with the trades unions concerning future manpower levels in the Civil Service.
§ 77. Mr. Skinner
asked the Minister for the Civil Service what recent discussions he has had with trades union leaders regarding staffing levels.
§ Mr. Channon
My right hon. and noble Friend the Lord President of the Council and I met representatives of Civil Service trades unions at their request on 11 September. The Government will take full account of the views expressed in reaching their decisions on future manpower levels in the Civil Service.