§ Q26. Mr. Peter Bottomley
asked the Prime Minister if she will make an announcement on future public holidays.
§ The Prime Minister
Arrangements for bank holidays at Christmas and new year up to 1984 were announced in the reply given to my hon. friend the Member for Rutland and Stamford (Mr. Lewis) on 8 August 1980.—(Vol. 990, c. 411.
Consultations are now in progress about the future of bank holidays in May, as my hon. Friend the Minister of State, Department of Employment announced in reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Dartford (Mr. Dunn) on 16 February 1982—Vol. 18, c. 101–2.