HC Deb 17 May 1994 vol 243 c448W
25. Mr. Khabra

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if the Government intend to introduce legislation to protect part-time workers.

Miss Widdecombe

Only 3 per cent. of employees are disqualified from employment protection on the basis of hours alone. Part-timers benefit from the enhanced rights introduced by the Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Act 1993.

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