HC Deb 23 June 1997 vol 296 c377W
Mr. Waterson

To ask the Secretary of State for National Heritage if he will make a statement on the impact on the tourism industry of the United Kingdom adopting the social chapter. [3108]

Mr. Tom Clarke

Basic standards of employment, by creating a better rewarded and motivated work force, can help to improve business performance. Basic minimum standards will help improve competitiveness.