HC Deb 22 June 1993 vol 227 cc106-7W
Mr. Burden

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what plans he has to implement the new maternity provisions set out in the Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Bill before October 1994.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

All the provisions of the EC Pregnant Workers Directive will be implemented in United Kingdom law by October 1994, as the directive requires.