HC Deb 26 October 1998 vol 318 c23W
Mrs. Lait

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what estimate he has made of the cost to the charitable sector of compliance with the provisions of the Working Time Directive, for(a) employed staff and (b) volunteers. [56480]

Mr. Ian McCartney

There was no specific assessment of the cost to the charitable sector. An assessment for the whole of British industry was made, a copy of which is held in the Library of the House.