HC Deb 27 October 1982 vol 29 c412W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Newham, North-West to written question No. 148 on Friday 22 October, and without incurring disproportionate costs, how many of the persons as mentioned in the reply to this question holding these appointments were or are classified as trade union nominees or representatives.

Mr. Waddington:

All the employee members referred to in the reply to written question No. 148 of Friday 22 October are appointed after any necessary consultation with, or nomination by, whichever trade union or other representative organisation of employees or workers is considered to be appropriate. The circumstances of their appointments vary according to the function of the particular body to which they are appointed.