§ Mr. Greg Knight
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what recent representations about defence he has received from the Transport and General Workers Union; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Sainsbury
No recent representations about defence policy have been received from the Transport and General Workers Union. The TGWU does, however, 359W make representations over the conditions of service and related issues of its members employed in the Ministry of Defence; these are handled in accordance with the normal Civil Service consultative procedures.