HC Deb 15 July 1982 vol 27 c430W
Mr. Latham

asked the Prime Minister whether she will list the occasions and dates since 1 July 1981 when she has met official representatives of the Trades Union Congress at a formal meeting to discuss policy issues, excluding meetings with Civil Service unions, to discuss Whitley conditions; and whether there has been any occasion when she has refused to meet a Trades Union Congress deputation after the congress had officially requested one.

The Prime Minister

The information is as follows.


  • 1 September: — Meeting with TUC representatives to discuss inner city policy.
  • 25 November:—Meeting with TUC general secretary with representatives of the European Trades Union Confederation.


  • 3 February:—Meeting of the NEDC.

I have never refused an official request from the TUC for a meeting.

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