§ 24. Mr. Bright
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what representations he has made to the European Commission concerning its proposed directives on part-time and temporary work.
§ Mr. Howard
I have made it clear that the Government oppose the draft directives on the grounds that they would reduce job opportunities and damage competitiveness.
§ 40. Mr. Donald Thompson
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what proportion of jobs in the United Kingdom are part-time.