§ Mr. Ashdown
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many companies have been studied by his Department with reference to the requirement under section 1 of the Employment Act 1982 to provide, in annual reports, information about what they have done to consult their employees; and what percentage of these have conformed with those requirements.
§ Mr. Peter Bottomley
I refer the hon. Member to my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Lincoln (Mr. Carlisle) on 10 June at column362.