HC Deb 04 November 1999 vol 337 cc279-80W
34. Judy Mallaber

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry when he expects to publish the draft regulations and code of practice to implement the directive on part-time work. [95858]

Mr. Alan Johnson

The draft regulations and Code of Practice will be published in early November. This will launch a consultation process on the Government proposals. We intend to implement the Directive in April next year.