HC Deb 28 January 1980 vol 977 c467W
Mr. David Atkinson

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many trade unions exist in the motor industry in each of the following countries: France, West Germany, Holland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Sweden, the United States of America and the United Kingdom.

Mr. Mayhew

The following table gives the available information. It is

1 May 1979 1 January 1980
Department of Employment 23,074 21,086
Manpower Services Commission 25,275 25,367
Health and Safety Commission 4,156 4,132
Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service 819 794
Total 53,324 51,379