HC Deb 05 November 1980 vol 991 cc589-90W
45. Mr. Cryer

asked the Minister for the Civil Service when next he intends to meet trade union leaders to discuss career patterns of civil servants.

Other measures include further legislation, stiffer penalties for infringements, the expansion of the Factory Inspectorate and of safety training.

Mr. Ashley

asked the Lord Privy Seal how many industrial accidents occurred in Hong Kong in each of the last five years; how many of them were fatal; what was their number as a proportion of the total work force; and what were the main industries in which they occurred.

Mr. Ridley

The number of industrial accidents in each of the last five years is:

Mr. Chanson

I frequently see the Council of Civil Service Unions and individal trade union leaders. I am always ready to discuss any problem they care to raise.