§ Mr. Hutton
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if she will make a statement about Her Majesty's Government's implementation of the acquired rights directive.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
I refer the hon. Member to the reply given on 19 JanuaryOfficial Report column. 183, to the hon. Member for Denton and Reddish (Mr. Bennett). The Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Bill will shortly receive its Third Reading in the House of Lords.