HC Deb 28 January 1997 vol 289 c169W
Mr. Macdonald

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what plans he has to introduce national legislation designating Sunday as a day of rest following the Government's challenge to article 5 of the working time directive. [13208]

Mr. John M. Taylor

I have no plans to do so.

The Court of Justice of the European Communities accepted our application to annul the second sentence of article 5 of the working time directive, which said that the minimum weekly rest period should in principle include Sunday.

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