HC Deb 29 October 1985 vol 84 c420W
22. Mr. Freud

asked the Paymaster General what monitoring he undertakes of trade union political fund ballots.

Mr. Peter Bottomley

We keep a regular watch on publicly available reports about these ballots and take careful note of any representations made to us.

25. Mr. Beith

asked the Paymaster General how many ballots relating to trade union political funds under the terms of the Trade Union Act 1984 have taken place.

Mr. Peter Bottomley

I refer the hon. Member to my reply to the hon. Member for Walsall. North (Mr. Winnick) earlier today.