§ Mr. Dobson
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment when he intends to introduce the proposed legislation to give employees a statutory right to four weeks' paid annual holiday; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
[holiday answer 1 July 1993]: The Government have no plans to introduce legislation providing for four weeks' paid annual holiday. The Government's policy is that annual holiday entitlements, like other terms and conditions of employment, are a matter for employers and employees to decide.