§ Mr. Canavan
asked the hon. Member for Berwick-upon-Tweed, as representing the House of Commons Commission, what subjects were discussed at the last meeting between representatives of the Commission and trade union representatives of House employees.
§ Mr. Beith
The Commission is normally represented by management in discussions with trade unions, and at the last House of Commons Whitley meeting between management and trade union representatives, a range of matters was discussed. They included the staff inspector's626W grading review, a draft procedural agreement for resolving disputes, and a number of important but more detailed matters in the progress report of the General Purposes Sub-Committee.