§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
My right hon. and learned Friend the Attorney-General has advised the Standing Committee considering the Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Bill, House of Commons,Official Report, Standing Committee F, 21 January 1993, beginning at column 504, 455W on aspects of the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations 1981 and the EC acquired rights directive. My right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster is considering what further guidance might be helpful.