§ Mr. Harry Greenway
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he has any plans to introduce legislation to curb unofficial strikes; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Nicholls
Recent industrial action in certain public sector services has been irresponsible and unnecessary. The Government is considering what needs to be done to protect the public interest, and will not hesitate to come forward with appropriate proposals for legislation if that proves necessary.